succour

Definitions of succour
  1. noun
    assistance in time of difficulty
    synonyms: ministration, relief, succor
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    types:
    comfort, consolation, solace
    the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction
    mercy
    alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed
    type of:
    aid, assist, assistance, help
    the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
  2. verb
    help in a difficult situation
    synonyms: succor
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    type of:
    aid, assist, help
    give help or assistance; be of service
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