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Alternative forms 
From Middle English sucuren, from Old French sucurre, sucurir (“to rescue, remedy”), from Latin succurrō (“go beneath, run for cover, run for help”, v), from sub- + currō (“run”, v). More at sub-, current.
Aid, assistance or relief from distress
- (transitive) to give such assistance
Derived terms 
to give such assistance