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The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
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  1. The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
  2. Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
  3. (--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
The act of assisting.
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  1. The act of assisting.
  2. Aid; help:
Financial or other help.
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  1. Financial or other help.
  2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  3. Help or advice offered to those encountering difficulties with a product or service.
A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:
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  1. A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:
  2. A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
  3. Help; assistance:
Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
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  1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
  2. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
  3. Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
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  1. Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
  2. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  3. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
A gift given out of generosity.
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  1. A gift given out of generosity.
  2. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
  3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
Support, encouragement, sponsorship, etc. given by a patron
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  1. Support, encouragement, sponsorship, etc. given by a patron
  2. The support or encouragement of a patron, as for an institution or cause.
  3. The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support. The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support.
Alternative spelling of cooperation.
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  1. Alternative spelling of cooperation.
  2. The association of a number of people in an enterprise for mutual benefits or profits
  3. The association of persons or businesses for common, usually economic, benefit.
Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
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  1. Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
  2. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
  3. Something given to show friendship, affection, support, etc.; present
Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
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  1. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
  2. A grant of money from one government to another, as for military aid
  3. Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
(Law) The objective sought by a lawsuit or legal action, such as an award of monetary damages or an order requiring the other party to take a particular action.
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  1. (Law) The objective sought by a lawsuit or legal action, such as an award of monetary damages or an order requiring the other party to take a particular action.
  2. Aid in the form of goods or money given, as by a government agency, to persons unable to support themselves
  3. Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
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  1. The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
  2. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
  3. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
A gift or favor generously bestowed.
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  1. A gift or favor generously bestowed.
  2. Something given freely; generous gift
  3. A benefit, premium, or reward offered or given, especially by a government, to cause a person to take some specific action.
Payment for work done.
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  1. Payment for work done.
  2. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
  3. Payment for injury, loss, or otherwise depriving a person of something he or she is entitled to. See also damages.
A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
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  1. A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
  2. A portion of a decedent’s estate awarded by statute to the decedent’s survivors for support during the administration of the estate, regardless of whether they have any rights to the estate or any testamentary disposition or competing claims to the estate. If statutorily available is only to the surviving spouse, it is known as a spousal (or widow’s or widower’s) allowance. If statutorily available is to surviving spouse, children, or parents, it is known as a family allowance. See also elective share.
  3. Something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a specific purpose
Benevolence or generosity toward others or toward humanity.
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  1. Benevolence or generosity toward others or toward humanity.
  2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  3. An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
A charitable gift or deed.
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  1. A charitable gift or deed.
  2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
  3. The money or help so given
One that affords assistance or relief:
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  1. One that affords assistance or relief:
  2. Assistance in time of distress; relief.
  3. Aid; help; relief
  1. The act of alleviating; relief or mitigation
  2. A thing that alleviates
  3. The act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
One that serves as a means; an instrumentality.
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  1. One that serves as a means; an instrumentality.
  2. Governmental ministers considered as a group.
  3. That which serves as a means; agency
Administration, as of a sacrament
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  1. Administration, as of a sacrament
  2. The act or process of serving or aiding.
  3. The act or an instance of giving help or care; service
An event, circumstance, or condition that increases the likelihood that a given response will recur in a situation like that in which the reinforcing condition originally occurred.
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  1. An event, circumstance, or condition that increases the likelihood that a given response will recur in a situation like that in which the reinforcing condition originally occurred.
  2. (Uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.
  3. Additional personnel or equipment sent to support a military action.
The practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard
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  1. The practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard
  2. The act of pleading or arguing in favor of something, such as a cause, idea, or policy; active support.
  3. Active support for a legal cause by argument and persuasion. Active support for a legal cause by argument and persuasion.
(Marketing) Dissemination of information about a product, product line, brand, or company.
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  1. (Marketing) Dissemination of information about a product, product line, brand, or company.
  2. The act of promoting someone to a higher job, grade, or rank, or the fact of being so promoted.
  3. Support or encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance:
An endowment or a subsidy, as that given by a government to an institution for research; a grant of financial aid.
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  1. An endowment or a subsidy, as that given by a government to an institution for research; a grant of financial aid.
  2. Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy
  3. Provision of help, aid, or support.
Something that encourages
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  1. Something that encourages
  2. An encouraging or being encouraged
  3. One that encourages.
Medical, surgical, or cosmetic care, esp. a systematic course of this
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  1. Medical, surgical, or cosmetic care, esp. a systematic course of this
  2. (Film, TV) An outline or prose summary prepared before the script, giving the story with characters, situations, etc. but often without dialogue and usually without separate shots indicated
  3. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  1. Promotion.
  2. A furthering, or helping forward; advancement; promotion
  3. The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward:
(Law) Money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate
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  1. (Law) Money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate
  2. (Law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
  3. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.
Support or aid:
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  1. Support or aid:
  2. Those giving such support
  3. Support given to a person or cause
  1. Letter of advice
  2. Information communicated; news:
  3. Opinion about what could or should be done about a situation or problem; counsel.
The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
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  1. The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
  2. Advice or counselling on some topic
  3. Counseling, such as that provided for students seeking advice about vocational and educational matters.
A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care:
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  1. A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care:
  2. An act or a variety of work done for others, especially for pay:
  3. Friendly help; also, professional aid or attention
Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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  1. Something that sustains something else; essential support:
  2. Something, especially food, that sustains life or health:
  3. One's means of livelihood; maintenance; support
One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
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  1. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
  2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
The arranging for or providing of such money
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  1. The arranging for or providing of such money
  2. Money set aside to pay for or finance something
A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
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  1. A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
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  1. Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
  2. That with which something is endowed; specif., any bequest or gift that provides an income for an institution or person
  3. Funds invested for the support and benefit of a not-for-profit institution.
The act or an instance of rescuing; deliverance
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  1. The act or an instance of rescuing; deliverance
  2. (Law) The criminal offense of removing a person or property.
  3. The aiding of someone who is in immediate and serious peril; the unlawful release (usually by force) of a person who is legally imprisoned or under arrest. The aiding of someone who is in immediate and serious peril; the unlawful release (usually by force) of a person who is legally imprisoned or under arrest.
  1. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc.
  2. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
  3. A setting free; rescue or release
The act of close or careful observing or listening:
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  1. The act of close or careful observing or listening:
  2. Care or consideration
  3. The act of dealing with something or someone; treatment:
Services offered by a medical staff, hospital, nursing home, etc. to a patient
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  1. Services offered by a medical staff, hospital, nursing home, etc. to a patient
  2. Close attention, as in doing something well or avoiding harm:
  3. In negligence law, the level of caution and prudence demanded in the conduct of a person in a given situation. The appropriate level is determined by measuring the potential dangers in the particular situation, the risk that the person’s actions might bring the risk to fruition, and the possible ways of minimizing or eliminating the risk. In some situations, the level of care owed is determined by statute. See also reasonable man, malpractice, and negligence.
Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.
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  1. Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.
  2. (Medicine) Basic medical care given to a an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available.
A machine or device designed to pick up, raise, or carry something.
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  1. A machine or device designed to pick up, raise, or carry something.
  2. An upward force acting on an object. Lift can be produced in many ways; for example, by creating a low-pressure area above an object, such an airplane wing or other airfoil that is moving through the air, or by lowering the overall density of an object relative to the air around it, as with a hot air balloon.
  3. Assistance or help:
Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
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  1. Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
  2. Assistance; aid; help
  3. Physical assistance; help:
An increase:
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  1. An increase:
  2. A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
  3. A push to help propel a person or thing upward or forward
(Literally) the act of assisting another's progress over a wall or other obstacle by forming a step for one of their feet with one's hands
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  1. (Literally) the act of assisting another's progress over a wall or other obstacle by forming a step for one of their feet with one's hands
  2. An advantage; lead
  3. Assistance; help; specif., a boosting, as of a rider onto a horse
An aide-de-camp
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  1. An aide-de-camp
  2. An assistant; a helper:
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
A commissioned officer in the British and Canadian navies ranking just below a lieutenant commander.
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  1. A commissioned officer in the British and Canadian navies ranking just below a lieutenant commander.
  2. A person who acts for a superior, as during the latter's absence; aide; deputy
  3. (U.S. Navy) An officer ranking above a lieutenant junior grade and below a lieutenant commander
To give (one in need or trouble) something necessary, as relief, succor, money, etc.
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  1. To give (one in need or trouble) something necessary, as relief, succor, money, etc.
  2. To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
  3. To give material or financial aid to:
To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
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  1. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
  2. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
  3. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
To work with as a helper or assistant
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  1. To work with as a helper or assistant
  2. To give help to; aid
To prepare and offer (food, etc.) in a certain way
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  1. To prepare and offer (food, etc.) in a certain way
  2. To be of service or use; function:
  3. To do services or duties for; give service to; aid; assist; help
To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act.
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  1. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act.
  2. To urge, encourage, or help (a person):
  3. To incite, sanction, or help, esp. in wrongdoing
To work with as a helper or assistant
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  1. To work with as a helper or assistant
  2. To give help to; aid
A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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  1. A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
  2. To increase; raise:
  3. To urge others to support; promote
To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
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  1. To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
  2. To be of use or provide relief:
  3. To give material or financial aid to:
To give aid or assistance to
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  1. To give aid or assistance to
  2. To bring or send help to
  3. To free from pain, anxiety, or distress:
To give assistance to in time of need or distress; help; aid; relieve
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  1. To give assistance to in time of need or distress; help; aid; relieve
The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
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  1. The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
An instance or act of helping
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  1. An instance or act of helping
  2. (Baseball) The act of a player who throws or deflects a batted ball in such a way that a teammate can make a putout
  3. (Basketball, Ice Hockey) The act of a player who passes the ball or puck in such a way that a teammate scores
The act of assisting.
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  1. The act of assisting.
  2. Aid; help:
Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
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  1. Evidence of craft or artistic skill:
  2. Physical assistance; help:
  3. Assistance; aid; help
Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
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  1. Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
  2. The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
  3. (--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Aid in the form of goods or money given, as by a government agency, to persons unable to support themselves
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  1. Aid in the form of goods or money given, as by a government agency, to persons unable to support themselves
  2. (Law) The objective sought by a lawsuit or legal action, such as an award of monetary damages or an order requiring the other party to take a particular action.
  3. Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
One that affords assistance or relief:
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  1. One that affords assistance or relief:
  2. A person or thing that succors
  3. Aid; help; relief
Financial or other help.
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  1. Financial or other help.
  2. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  3. Help or advice offered to those encountering difficulties with a product or service.
The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
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  1. The distribution by the government of relief payments to the unemployed.
  2. A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:
  3. A giving out of money or food to those in great need; relief
A worksheet, leaflet, or pamphlet that is given out (usually by hand) for a certain use.
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  1. A worksheet, leaflet, or pamphlet that is given out (usually by hand) for a certain use.
  2. A pamphlet, leaflet, etc. handed out as for publicity or information
  3. A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
Financial aid given by the government to persons who are poor, unemployed, etc.
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  1. Financial aid given by the government to persons who are poor, unemployed, etc.
  2. Aid, such as money or food, given to homeless and other financially needy people, the aged, or the inhabitants of a disaster-stricken area; relief.
Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
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  1. Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
  2. Aid in the form of goods or money given, as by a government agency, to persons unable to support themselves
  3. Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
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  1. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
  2. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
  3. The state of being or doing well; condition of health, happiness, and comfort; well-being; prosperity
A person present
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  1. A person present
  2. A person who attends or serves
  3. One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
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  1. The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
  2. Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
  3. (--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
One who helps; an aide.
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  1. One who helps; an aide.
  2. (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
  3. A person or thing that helps; esp., an assisting worker who is more or less unskilled
(Baseball) A relief pitcher.
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  1. (Baseball) A relief pitcher.
  2. One that provides relief.
  3. Someone who fills in for another.
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