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  1. succorverb

    to give such assistance

    Synonyms:
    aid, assist, support, relieve, help, sustain

    Antonyms:
    hurt, damage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. succor

    Help expresses greater dependence and deeper need than aid. In extremity we say "God help me!" rather than "God aid me!" In time of danger we cry "help! help!" rather than "aid! aid!" To aid is to second another's own exertions. We can speak of helping the helpless, but not of aiding them. Help includes aid, but aid may fall short of the meaning of help. In law to aid or abet makes one a principal. (Compare synonyms for ACCESSORY.) To cooperate is to aid as an equal; to assist implies a subordinate and secondary relation. One assists a fallen friend to rise; he cooperates with him in helping others. Encourage refers to mental aid, as uphold now usually does; succor and support, oftenest to material assistance. We encourage the timid or despondent, succor the endangered, support the weak, uphold those who else might be shaken or cast down. Compare ABET; PROMOTE.

    Synonyms:
    abet, aid, assist, befriend, cooperate, encourage, foster, help, second, stand by, support, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    counteract, discourage, oppose, resist, thwart, withstand

    Preposition:
    Help in an enterprise with money; help to success; against the enemy.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. succor

    Synonyms:
    aid, support, console, alleviate, befriend, comfort, help, assist, relieve

    Antonyms:
    distress, oppress, maltreat, injure, thwart, burden, persecute, hurt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, succor, succour, ministrationverb

    assistance in time of difficulty

    "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, ministration, relievo, easement, moderation, backup, succour, respite, ease, backup man, reliever, alleviation, rest period, rest, sculptural relief, embossment, rilievo, relief, stand-in, easing, assuagement, substitute

  2. succor, succourverb

    help in a difficult situation

    Synonyms:
    succour

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. succorverb

    Synonyms:
    aid, assist, help, relieve

  2. succorverb

    Synonyms:
    cherish, foster, encourage, nurse

  3. succornoun

    Synonyms:
    relief, aid, assistance, help, support, helping hand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. succornoun

    Synonyms:
    assistance, help, relief

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How to use succor in a sentence?

  1. Swami Vivekananda:

    Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want are within you.


Translations for succor

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  • socorsCatalan, Valencian
  • unterstützen, Hilfe, beistehen, Beistand, kommen, UnterstützungGerman
  • αρωγήGreek
  • socorrer, socorroSpanish
  • secours, secourirFrench
  • soccorsoItalian
  • assistentie, bijstand verlenen, bijstandDutch
  • sukursPolish
  • ajuda, socorro, socorrer, assistênciaPortuguese
  • утешать, поддерживать, помощь, поддержкаRussian
  • yardıma koşmak, imdat, imdadına yetişmek, yardıma gelmek, yardımTurkish

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