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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

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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And as I have mentioned the word labour, I cannot help saying that a great deal of nonsense is being written and talked nowadays about the dignity of manual labour.
My dear Miss Price, I beg your pardon, but I have made my way to you on purpose to entreat your help.
He too had his book, and was seeking Fanny, to ask her to rehearse with him, and help him to prepare for the evening, without knowing Miss Crawford to be in the house; and great was the joy and animation of being thus thrown together, of comparing schemes, and sympathising in praise of Fanny's kind offices.
And the two of them, laying him east and west, that the mysterious earth-currents which thrill the clay of our bodies might help and not hinder, took him to pieces all one long afternoon - bone by bone, muscle by muscle, ligament by ligament, and lastly, nerve by nerve.
The women-folk make the skins into clothing, and occasionally help in trapping small game; but the bulk of the food--and they eat enormously--must be found by the men.
He had been brought up to believe that every rock and boulder had its owner (its inua), who was generally a one-eyed kind of a Woman-Thing called a tornaq, and that when a tornaq meant to help a man she rolled after him inside her stone house, and asked him whether he would take her for a guardian spirit.
Or a nurse, so I could be near him and help him," exclaimed Jo, with a groan.
I think too much of my looks and hate to work, but won't any more, if I can help it.
Yet I can't help being impressed by this," and, having found the article in the magazine to which he referred, he handed it to his chum.
A little turn in the sun will help you to recover yourself.
So help me Heaven, as there is nought in it but some merchandises which I will gladly part with to you one hundred yards of Lincoln green to make doublets to thy men, and a hundred staves of Spanish yew to make bows, and a hundred silken bowstrings, tough, round, and sound these will I send thee for thy good-will, honest Diccon, an thou wilt keep silence about the vault, my good Diccon.
She would not now have left Fairy-Land, but to help and counsel her wild companion, Thistledown, who, discontented with his quiet home, WOULD seek his fortune in the great world, and she feared he would suffer from his own faults for others would not always be as gentle and forgiving as his kindred.