Word:

Help

Pronunciation: hĕlp
v. t.1.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."
[imp. & p. p. Helped (hĕlpt) (Obs. imp. Holp (hōlp), p. p. Holpen (hōl"p'n)); p. pr. & vb. n. Helping.]
2.To furnish with the means of deliverance from trouble; as, to help one in distress; to help one out of prison.
3.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.
The true calamus helps coughs.
- Gerarde.
4.To change for the better; to remedy.
Cease to lament for what thou canst not help.
- Shak.
5.To prevent; to hinder; as, the evil approaches, and who can help it?
6.To forbear; to avoid.
I can not help remarking the resemblance betwixt him and our author.
- Pope.
7.To wait upon, as the guests at table, by carving and passing food.
To help forward
to assist in advancing.
To help off
to help to go or pass away, as time; to assist in removing.
To help on
to forward; to promote by aid.
- Locke.
To help out
to aid, as in delivering from a difficulty, or to aid in completing a design or task.
The god of learning and of light
Would want a god himself to help him out.
- Swift.
v. i.1.To lend aid or assistance; to contribute strength or means; to avail or be of use; to assist.
A generous present helps to persuade, as well as an agreeable person.
- Garth.
To help out
to lend aid; to bring a supply.
n.1.
1.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.
Give us help from trouble, for vain is the help of man.
- Ps. lx. 11.
God is . . . a very present help in trouble.
- Ps. xlvi. 1.
Virtue is a friend and a help to nature.
- South.
2.Remedy; relief; as, there is no help for it.
3.A helper; one hired to help another; also, thew hole force of hired helpers in any business.
4.Specifically, a domestic servant, man or woman.
Noun1.Helphelp - the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
Synonyms: assist, assistance, aid
2.Helphelp - a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance to depressed areas"
Synonyms: aid, assistance
3.help - a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
Synonyms: avail, service
4.Helphelp - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
Verb1.help - give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
Synonyms: aid, assist
2.help - be of use; "This will help to prevent accidents"
Synonyms: facilitate
3.help - improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
Synonyms: aid
4.help - abstain from doing; always used with a negative; "I can't help myself--I have to smoke"; "She could not help watching the sad spectacle"
Synonyms: help oneself
5.help - contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
6.help - improve; change for the better; "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
7.help - help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
Synonyms: serve
8.help - take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
Synonyms: avail
1.(language, robotics)HELP - DEA. A Language for industrial robots.
2.HELP - (Help Est un Lisp Paresseux - Help Is a Lazy Lisp). A lazy version of Scheme with strictness annotations, by Thomas Schiex .
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