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help (n):
the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Samples
he gave me an assist with the housework.
could not walk without assistance.
rescue party went to their aid.
offered his help in unloading

Related Words: assistassistance
help (n):
a means of serving
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of no avail.
there's no help for it

Related Word: avail
help (n):
a resource
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visual aids in teaching
Related Words: aid
help (n):
a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Samples
my invaluable assistant.
they hired additional help to finish the work

Related Words: assistantersupporter
help (v):
improve the condition of
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These pills will help the patient
Related Words: aid
help (v):
improve; change for the better
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New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture
help (v):
help to some food; help with food or drink
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I served him three times, and after that he helped himself
Related Words: serve
help (v):
take or use
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She helped herself to some of the office supplies
Related Word: avail
help (v):
give help or assistance; be of service
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Everyone helped out during the earthquake.
Can you help me carry this table?
She never helps around the house

Related Words: aidassist
help (v):
contribute to the furtherance of
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This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries
help (v):
be of use
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This will help to prevent accidents
Related Words: facilitate
help (v):
abstain from doing; always used with a negative
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I can't help myself--I have to smoke.
She could not help watching the sad spectacle
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The only free cheese is in the mouse trap

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Be careful when people offer you something for nothing, as they may be trying to trap or cheat you


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