What is help?

  • (verb): Be of use.
    Example: "This will help to prevent accidents"
    Synonyms: facilitate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on help:

List Of Internet Relay Chat Commands - User Commands - HELP
... Syntax HELP Requests the server help file. ...

More definitions of "help":

  • (verb): Take or use.
    Synonyms: avail
  • (noun): A person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.
    Example: "They hired additional help to finish the work"
    Synonyms: assistant, helper, supporter
  • (verb): Abstain from doing; always used with a negative.
    Example: "I can't help myself--I have to smoke"; "She could not help watching the sad spectacle"
    Synonyms: help oneself
  • (verb): Help to some food; help with food or drink.
    Synonyms: serve
  • (noun): A means of serving.
    Example: "There's no help for it"
    Synonyms: avail, service
  • (verb): Improve the condition of.
    Example: "These pills will help the patient"
    Synonyms: aid
  • (verb): Give help or assistance; be of service.
    Example: "Can you help me carry this table?"
    Synonyms: assist, aid
  • (verb): Improve; change for the better.
    Example: "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
  • (verb): Contribute to the furtherance of.
    Example: "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
  • (noun): The activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.
    Example: "Offered his help in unloading"
    Synonyms: aid, assist, assistance

Famous quotes containing the word help:

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    James Clavell (b. 1924)