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    help - Dictionary definition and meaning for word help

    Definition
    (noun) the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    Synonyms : aid , assist , assistance
    Example Sentence
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
    Definition
    (noun) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    Synonyms : assistant , helper , supporter
    Example Sentence
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
    Definition
    (noun) a resource
    Synonyms : aid , assistance
    Example Sentence
    • visual aids in teaching
    Definition
    (noun) a means of serving
    Synonyms : avail , service
    Example Sentence
    • of no avail
    • there's no help for it
    Definition
    (verb) give help or assistance; be of service
    Synonyms : aid , assist
    Example Sentence
    • Everyone helped out during the earthquake
    • Can you help me carry this table?
    • She never helps around the house
    Definition
    (verb) improve the condition of
    Synonyms : aid
    Example Sentence
    • These pills will help the patient
    Definition
    (verb) be of use
    Synonyms : facilitate
    Example Sentence
    • This will help to prevent accidents
    Definition
    (verb) abstain from doing; always used with a negative
    Synonyms : help oneself
    Example Sentence
    • I can't help myself--I have to smoke
    • She could not help watching the sad spectacle
    Definition
    (verb) help to some food; help with food or drink
    Synonyms : serve
    Example Sentence
    • I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
    Definition
    (verb) contribute to the furtherance of
    Example Sentence
    • This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries
    Definition
    (verb) take or use
    Synonyms : avail
    Example Sentence
    • She helped herself to some of the office supplies
    Definition
    (verb) improve; change for the better
    Example Sentence
    • New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture
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