help; relief; aid; assistance.
a person or thing that gives help, relief, aid, etc.
to help or relieve.
- Also especially British, suc·cour .
- suc·cor·a·ble, adjective
- suc·cor·er, noun
- non·suc·cor, noun
- un·suc·cor·a·ble, adjective
- un·suc·cored, adjective
- succor , sucker
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How to use succor in a sentence
Hence religion seems to be less praiseworthy than the other virtues, for by them man is succoured.On Prayer and The Contemplative Life | St. Thomas Aquinas
By these the besieged were abundantly relieved and succoured with recruits and provisions when almost reduced to extremity.
Without the help of the ants that succoured Psyche against Venus that heap would indeed be ill to sort.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
Ah, fair knights, said Bleoberis, why have ye succoured that false knight and traitor?Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II) | Thomas Malory
And once and again she came with a great army and mightily interposed in service of Holy Church and succoured her.Villani's Chronicle | Giovanni Villani