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noun abetment, accommodation, advantage, addice, aid, assist, assistance, auxilium, avail, backing, benefit, benevolence, boon, care, charity, cooperation, cure, deliverance, encouragement, expedient, facilitation, favor, fosterage, furtherance, good turn, guidance, hand, helpfulness, humanitarianism, ministration, patronage, philanthropy, redress, relief, remedy, rescue, resource, seconding, service, stead, strengthening, subsidium, subvention, succor, support, sustenance, use, utility
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan

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verb abet, accommodate, advance, advise, aid, alleviate, ameliorate, apply a remedy, assist, avail, back, be benevolent, be of use, benefit, better, boost, come to the aid of, contribute, cooperate, correct, cure, do a service, ease, encourage, expedite, facilitate, fix, fortify, forward, furnish assistance, further, heal, improve, intercede for, lend a hand, lend aid, lend support, make easy, oblige, promote, prop, put right, rally, reinforce, relieve, render assistance, second, serve, smooth, speed, stand by, stead, strengthen, succor, succurrere, support, sustain, work for
Associated concepts: aid and abet, facilitation, rescue doctrine
See also: abet, accommodate, advance, advantage, advocacy, aid, ameliorate, assist, assistance, avail, behalf, benefactor, benefit, capitalize, charity, coadjutant, consortium, contribute, contribution, countenance, emend, employee, enable, endow, espouse, expedite, facilitate, favor, foster, gift, guidance, inure, largess, mainstay, nurture, organize, pander, patronage, personnel, profit, promote, promotion, reassure, redress, reinforcement, relief, relieve, remedy, rescue, samaritan, sanction, save, serve, service, side, solace, staff, subsidize, support, uphold
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