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help

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

help

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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Carnegie's interest and help. The first time I saw him, ten years ago, he seemed to take but little interest in our school, but I was determined to show him that we were worthy of his help.
I could not help having the feeling that, in a measure, the three hours that I had spent in seeing him had been thrown away.
But she knew also that Polly had more influence over others than she herself suspected, simply because of her candid, upright nature; and that while she tried to help others, she was serving herself in a way that would improve heart and soul more than any mere social success she might gain by following the rules of fashionable life, which drill the character out of girls till they are as much alike as pins in a paper, and have about as much true sense and sentiment in their little heads.
Polly could n't help laughing, but grew sober a minute after, as Trix said, pettishly, "Well, I 'm sick of hearing about beggars; I believe half of them are humbugs, and if we let them alone they 'd go to work and take care of themselves.
I come from Madam to help you.' Away runs the maid.
Come, this is a sad time; let me help you'; and immediately lays hold of my bundle to carry it for me.
Help was come now; Luke and his wife were there, and Mr.
I know that's what they'll feel, and I can't help feeling a little of it myself.
He learned to sweep the stable, to bring in the straw and hay; he began to clean the harness, and helped to wash the carriage.
"Help comes from God alone," he said, "but such measure of help as our Order can bestow it will render you, my dear sir.
"There's no help for this case," declared the Wizard; and they went on.
When this mystery, thanks to Rouletabille, was naturally explained, by the help alone of his masterful mind, we were able to realise that the murderer had got away neither by a door, a window, nor the stairs--a fact which the judges would not admit.