1. succour => succor.
- succor (n.)
- c. 1200, socour, earlier socours "aid, help," from Anglo-French succors "help, aid," Old French socors, sucurres "aid, help, assistance" (Modern French secours), from Medieval Latin succursus "help, assistance," from past participle of Latin succurrere "run to help, hasten to the aid of," from assimilated form of sub "up to" (see sub-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Final -s mistaken in English as a plural inflection and dropped late 13c. Meaning "one who aids or helps" is from c. 1300.
- succor (v.)
- late 13c., "help or relieve when in difficulty," from Old French succurre "to help, assist" (Modern French secourir), from Latin succerrere "to help, assist" (see succor (n.)). Related: Succored; succoring.
- 1. In two short hours we may look for succor from Webb.
- 2. He was so much in need of succor, so totally alone.
- 他当时孑然一身,形影相吊, 特别需要援助.
- 3. A president needs substantive advice, but he also requires emotional succor.
- 一个总统需要实质性的建议, 但也需要感情上的支持.
- 4. I have learned to succor the unfortunate.
- 5. They were busy providing succor to the injured.
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