(Suc`cin*u"rate) n. (Chem.) A salt of succinuric acid.
(Suc`cin*u"ric) a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid amide, analogous to succinamic
acid, which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by heating urea with succinic anhydride. It is
known also in its salts.
(Suc"cin*yl) n. [Succinic + -yl.] (Chem.) A hypothetical radical characteristic of succinic acid
and certain of its derivatives.
(Suc*cise") a. [See Succision.] (Bot.) Appearing as if a part were cut off at the extremity.
(Suc*ci"sion) n. [L. succisio, fr. succidere, succisum, to cut away below, sub under +
caedere to cut.] The act of cutting down, as of trees; the act of cutting off. [R.]
(Suc"cor) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Succored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Succoring.] [OE. socouren, OF.
sucurre, soucourre, secorre, F. secourir, L. succurrere, succursum, to run under, run to the aid of,
help, succor; sub under + currere to run. See Current.] 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.
(Suc"cor), n. [OE. socours, sucurs, OF. sucurs, socors, secors, F. secours, L. succursus,
fr. L. succurrere. See Succor, v. t.]
1. Aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress. "We
beseech mercy and succor." Chaucer.
My noble father . . .Shak.
Flying for succor to his servant Bannister.
2. The person or thing that brings relief.
This mighty succor, which made glad the foe.Dryden.
(Suc"cor*a*ble) a. Capable of being succored or assisted; admitting of relief.
(Suc"cor*er) n. One who affords succor; a helper.