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Definition of help:

  1. A helper; one hired to help another; also, thew hole force of hired helpers in any business.
  2. Remedy; relief; as, there is no help for it.
  3. Specifically, a domestic servant, man or woman.
  4. Strength or means furnished toward promoting an object, or deliverance from difficulty or distress; aid; ^; also, the person or thing furnishing the aid; as, he gave me a help of fifty dollars.
  5. To change for the better; to remedy.
  6. To forbear; to avoid.
  7. To furnish with relief, as in pain or disease; to be of avail against; - sometimes with of before a word designating the pain or disease, and sometimes having such a word for the direct object.
  8. To furnish with strength or means for the successful performance of any action or the attainment of any object; to aid; to assist; as, to help a man in his work; to help one to remember; -- the following infinitive is commonly used without to; as, " Help me scale yon balcony."
  9. To furnish with the means of deliverance from trouble; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison.
  10. To lend aid or assistance; to contribute strength or means; to avail or be of use; to assist.
  11. To prevent; to hinder; as, the evil approaches, and who can help it?
  12. To wait upon, as the guests at table, by carving and passing food.

Synonyms:

jock, stand by, service of process, patron, process, amend, assistant, second, dish out, facilitate, tending, serve well, serve up, care, friend, upgrade, attend to, inspection and repair, attention, overhaul, servicing, sponsor, serve, boost, dish, supporter, military service, meliorate, financial aid, armed service, cooperation, aid, guidance, swear out, economic aid, helper, dish up, avail, advice, assistance, suffice, assist, answer, service, nourishment, garter, serving, ameliorate, jockstrap, table service, religious service, benefactor, help oneself, maintenance, suspensor, cooperate, admirer, booster, protagonist, wait on, befriend, improve, champion, do, divine service, athletic supporter, staff, function.

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