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Overview of noun help
1. aid, assist, assistance, help -- (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

2. assistant, helper, help, supporter -- (a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work")

3. aid, assistance, help -- (a resource; "visual aids in teaching")

4. avail, help, service -- (a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it")

Overview of verb help
1. help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

2. help, aid -- (improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient")

3. help, facilitate -- (be of use; "This will help to prevent accidents")

4. help oneself, help -- (abstain from doing; always used with a negative; "I can't help myself--I have to smoke"; "She could not help watching the sad spectacle")

5. serve, help -- (help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself")

6. help -- (contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries")

7. avail, help -- (take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies")

8. help -- (improve; change for the better; "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture")

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