Results for: help
help /hlp/ v. 1 [I;T] to aid, assist, support: My neighbor helped me fix my roof. 2 [I;T] to improve, make better: What will help my upset stomach? 3 [I;T] to prevent, refrain from: He is depressed and cannot help crying. 4 cannot help but: to do s.t. unavoidable: When I think of all my mother has done for me, I cannot help but say I love her. 5 It cant be helped: Its unavoidable: I dont want to leave early, but it cant be helped. 6 not to be able help oneself: unable to change or stop doing s.t.: I know I shouldnt eat so much chocolate, but I cant help myself. 7 phrasal v. insep. [T] to help oneself to s.t.: to serve oneself: She helped herself to food in the refrigerator. 8 phrasal v. sep. [I;T] to help s.o. out: to aid, support: My father helped out our neighbors by mowing their lawn.||He helped them out.
n. 1 [C;U] aid, support: I gave my friend help with his homework. 2 [U] rescue: Help was sent to the hurricane victims. 3 [U] employees, esp. servants: The boss doesnt pay the help very well.