2. Aide. Des secours immédiats.
3. Soutien. Un secours financier.
4. Réconfort. Un secours moral.
5. Renfort. Envoyer des secours.
ETYM French aide, Old Fren. aďde, aďe, from the verb. Related to Aid.
1. A gift of money to support a worthy person or cause.
2. A resource; SYN. assistance, help.
3. The activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; SYN. assist, assistance, help, helping.
4. The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
Money or resources given or lent on favorable terms to poorer countries. A distinction may be made between short-term aid (usually food and medicine), which is given to relieve conditions in emergencies such as famine, and long-term aid, which is intended to promote economic activity (see aid, development) and improve the quality of life—for example, by funding irrigation, education, and communications programs.
ETYM Cf. French assistance.
1. The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support.
2. An assistant or helper; a body of helpers.
3. Persons present.
ETYM AS. help; akin to Dutch hulp, German hülfe, hilfe, Icel. hjâlp, Swed. hjelp, Dan. hielp. Related to Help.
1. Assistance or support offered in order to aid.
2. Remedy; relief.
3. The offering of assistance.
4. A domestic servant, man or woman.
ETYM Old Eng. socours, sucurs, Old Fren. sucurs, socors, secors, French secours, Latin succursus, from Latin succurrere. Related to Succor.
(Alternate spelling: succour).
1. Aid; help; assistance.
2. The person or thing that brings relief.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for succor.