Definitions of help:
  • noun:   a means of serving
    Example: "There's no help for it"
  • noun:   a resource
  • noun:   a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    Example: "They hired additional help to finish the work"
  • noun:   the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    Example: "Offered his help in unloading"
  • verb:   give help or assistance; be of service
    Example: "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"
  • verb:   contribute to the furtherance of
    Example: "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
  • verb:   be of use
    Example: "This will help to prevent accidents"
  • verb:   improve the condition of
    Example: "These pills will help the patient"
  • verb:   improve; change for the better
    Example: "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
  • verb:   abstain from doing; always used with a negative
    Example: "I can't help myself--I have to smoke"
  • verb:   help to some food; help with food or drink
    Example: "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
  • verb:   take or use
    Example: "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"

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