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Definition of Helps
HelpHelp Help, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Helped(Obs. imp. Holp, p.
p. Holpen; p. pr. & vb. n. Helping.] [AS. helpan; akin to
OS. helpan, D. helpen, G. helfen, OHG. helfan, Icel.
hj[=a]lpa, Sw. hjelpa, Dan. hielpe, Goth. hilpan; cf. Lith.
szelpti, and Skr. klp to be fitting.]
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.'
2. To furnish with the means of deliverance from trouble; as,
to help one in distress; to help one out of prison. ``God
help, poor souls, how idly do they talk!' --Shak.
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. ``To help him of his
blindness.' HelpHelp Help, v. i.
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. HelpHelp Help, n. [AS. help; akin to D. hulp, G. h["u]lfe, hilfe,
Icel. hj[=a]lp, Sw. hjelp, Dan. hielp. See Help, v. t.]
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.
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. [Local, U.
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