Definitions

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  • n. someone who succors

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who affords succor; a helper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who succors, or affords assistance or relief; a helper; a deliverer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who gives help in times of need or distress or difficulty

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Examples

  • I commend unto you Phoebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cen'chre-ae: that ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succorer of many, and of myself also.

    Romans 16.

  • Let patience be his helper, and praise-worthy conduct his succorer, and goodly deeds his army.

    Messages to America

  • S: And if We please, We can drown them, then there shall be no succorer for them, nor shall they be rescued,

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • Make Thy beauty to be my food, and Thy presence my drink, and Thy pleasure my hope, and praise of Thee my action, and remembrance of Thee my companion, and the power of Thy sovereignty my succorer, and Thy habitation my home, and my dwelling-place the seat Thou hast sanctified from the limitations imposed upon them who are shut out as by a veil from Thee.

    Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era

  • "That ye receive her in the Lord as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succorer of many, and of myself also."

    Deaconesses in Europe and their Lessons for America

  • Thus St. Vitus became the patron saint of those afflicted with the dancing plague, as St. Martin of Tours was at one time the succorer of persons in smallpox.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

  • So she passed through life; the faithful friend, the patient, wise mother, the meek, tender wife, the succorer of all in distress.

    Elizabeth Fry

  • Page 57 and without hypocrisy -- ready for every good word and work -- benefactor of the poor and outcast, succorer of the hunted fugitive slave, sympathizer with the widow and orphan in their distress, rescuer of the wandering and lost, strengthener of the weak, and lifter up of the bowed down!

    Samuel Joseph May. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, September 12th, 1797. Died in Syracuse, New York, July 1st, 1871

  • Thee my companion, and the power of Thy sovereignty my succorer, and Thy habitation my home, and my dwelling-place the seat Thou hast sanctified from the limitations imposed upon them who are shut out as by a veil from

    Prayers and Meditations

  • I find no succorer except Thee, nor king, nor refuge, nor haven besides Thyself.

    Epistle to the Son of the Wolf

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