[ help ] Pronunciation: "help" in a sentence
Verb: help 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"
- assist, aid
- Improve the condition of
"These pills will help the patient"
- Be of use
"This will help to prevent accidents"
- 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"
- help oneself
- Help to some food; help with food or drink
"I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
- Contribute to the furtherance of
"This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
- Take or use
"She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
- Improve; change for the better
"New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
- The activity of contributing to the fulfilment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
"offered his help in unloading"
- aid, assist, assistance
- A person who contributes to the fulfilment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
"they hired additional help to finish the work"
- assistant, helper, supporter
- A resource
- aid, assistance
- A means of serving
"there's no help for it"
- avail, service
Derived forms: helping, helps, helped
Type of: activity, advance, ameliorate, amend, back up, better, boost, cater, encourage, exploit, forbear, further, helpfulness, improve, meliorate, ply, promote, provide, refrain, resource, serve, supply, support, work, worker
- help on with: help sb on with st ...
- help to: 1. help yourself t ...
- beyond help: [American slang]be ...
- he had been too proud to ask for help.
- i will help you for your sister 's sake.
- there was no help for it but to yield again.
- you may ask anybody here for help.
- no help from a trim device is assumed.