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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 suc·cor /ˈsʌkɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suc·cor v. t. [imp. & p. p. Succored p. pr. & vb. n. Succoring.]  To run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged city. [Written also succour.]
    He is able to succor them that are tempted.   --Heb. ii. 18.
 Syn: -- To aid; assist; relieve; deliver; help; comfort.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suc·cor, n.
 1. Aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress. “We beseech mercy and succor.”
 My noble father . . .
 Flying for succor to his servant Bannister.   --Shak.
 2. The person or thing that brings relief.
    This mighty succor, which made glad the foe.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions
          provided some relief for the victims" [syn: relief, succour,
      v : help in a difficult situation [syn: succour]