Help Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Help

To give such assistance
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(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
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The process of directing the course of a spacecraft, missile, etc.
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Plural form of aide
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(Idiomatic) To provide support or the promise of support.
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To make beneficial additions or changes:
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Cheer means to comfort, encourage or bring joy.
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To aid
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To be or to provide a benefit to.
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To aid
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Someone who succors
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To supply the means of support and increase to; to encourage; to foster; as, to nourish rebellion; to nourish the virtues.
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To cause to move backward or in a reverse direction:
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To try to heal; apply medicine to
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(Colloquial) To wait for an event.
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To bring or send help to
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(Idiomatic) To help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.
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To make better; improve
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To make or become better; improve:
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The definition of attendant is a person who performs a service for another.
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(Baseball) A relief pitcher.
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​(intransitive) To turn one's consideration (to); to deal with (a task, problem, concern etc.), to look after. [from 15th c.]
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The degree of immediacy of a source of information; degree of reliability:
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(Slang) To steal or rob, especially by shoplifting or pickpocketing.
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To cause to be interested or engaged:
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To aid
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To aid
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To serve at table
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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The state of being supported:
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(Obsolete) To subject.
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To aid
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(Idiomatic) To help or assist, especially voluntarily.
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To aid
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To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).
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To make better; improve:
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The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
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A supporter or advocate. [Late 16th century.]
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To aid
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To aid
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To aid
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To reconcile (differences)
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To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
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To give respite to (someone).
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To improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components
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Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
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Serving to cure or heal; curative
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To aid
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
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(Idiomatic) To not be deceived by something that is false or misleading; to understand the hidden truth about someone or something.
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To aid
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To encourage or tolerate by indicating approval:
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One who actively assists, defends, pleads, prosecutes, speaks, writes, or otherwise supports the cause of another. A lawyer. To speak, write, or otherwise support a cause by argument.
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One who helps; an aide.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial, with of) To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.
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To indicate formally one's approval or support of (a motion, nomination, etc.) as a necessary preliminary to discussion of or a vote on it
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Serving to improve or advance; helpful:
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(Law) Involving the knowing assistance of a lawbreaker in the commission of a crime without actual participation in the crime.
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Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
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Of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient.
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Of, relating to, or formed as an enterprise or organization jointly owned or managed by those who use its facilities or services:
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To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show.
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The definition of avail is to help or give an advantage.
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One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
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Receiving benefit
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Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
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The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
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Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.
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Boding well; favorable; auspicious
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Curative; providing a remedy
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Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.
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Giving aid, support, service, etc.; serving to supplement; auxiliary
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(Psychol.) Increased ease of performance of any action, resulting from the lessening of nerve resistance by the continued successive application of the necessary stimulus
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A course of action for enforcing a claim; the right of the holder of a note to demand full payment of that note if the terms are not fully honored; the right to be repaid from the borrower’s or cosigner’s personal assets in excess of the collateral.
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Something that restores; esp., something that restores to consciousness, as smelling salts
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The definition of a subsidy is money or grants given by the government to support a project, business or industry, or a grant of money or financial support offered to fund an artist, project or other endeavor.
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Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy
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To aid
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To speed up or make easy the progress or action of; hasten; facilitate
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To bolster is to uplift.
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To place or lean (something) against a support
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Endorse is defined as to give your approval to someone or something or to authorize the payment of a document by signing with one's signature.
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To repair is defined as to fix something.
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Support given to a person or cause
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The work or position of a curate; curacy
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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(Rare) cooperation, mutual effort, joint-help
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To lessen or reduce:
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To work together, esp. in some literary, artistic, or scientific undertaking
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To pretend not to see or look (at something wrong or evil), thus giving tacit consent or cooperation; feign ignorance of another's wrongdoing
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To aid
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To lead (a discussion), as by asking questions, mediating between opposing viewpoints, or ensuring that all participants' views are heard.
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To approve, advocate, or support:
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The definition of participate is to take part in an activity.
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To aid
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Stead is defined as to be of service.
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Subsidize is to pay part of the costs of producing or doing something.
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To aid
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The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
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To aid
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The act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
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To give information or notice to; to inform; — with of before the thing communicated.
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The definition of cooperate is to work together in a positive manner for a common purpose.
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To aid
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(Usually of a cause) to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for
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To help bring about a result; act as a factor:
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(Intransitive) To raise or rise.
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To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
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Employees
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Patronize means to be a regular customer of a business.
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To support by providing means of existence; bear the expenses of
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The definition of maintenance is providing support or upkeep to something.
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Something that sustains something else; essential support:
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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To become a friend of, to make friends with.
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Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
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Used other than as an idiom: see help.
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To give support or assistance.
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To grow better.
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To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
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To save from any violence, danger or evil.
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To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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Antonyms for Help

Something that blocks, or obstructs; obstacle
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A group that owns something:
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To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
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(Archaic) To try to equal or surpass; compete with
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To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
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To make or become worse
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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Anything that obstructs; hindrance
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The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.
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(Sports) One who is in charge of the training and performance of an athlete or team.
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To undermine, impede, or damage.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
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To obstruct or delay the progress of:
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The definition of harm is to hurt or damage something.
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To damage or impair.
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
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To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify.
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To make (a quantity) smaller.
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To stop or deflect a ball or puck by using one's body.
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Words Related to Help

(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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An assistant is defined as a person who helps someone.
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Nurse means to drink something slowly.
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Relief is the ease of pain, tension, strain or other discomfort.
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(Law) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
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(Music) The horizontal lines on and between which notes are written or printed: the placement of a note on the staff indicates its pitch
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To cure or get rid of (a disease)
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To care for medicinally or surgically; to apply medical care to. [from 18th c.]
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To meet requirements or needs; satisfy:
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To give new health, strength, or spirit to:
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Synonym Study

  • Succor suggests timely help to one in distress to succor a besieged city
  • Aid and assist are somewhat more formal and weaker, assist esp. implying a subordinate role in the helper and less need for help she assisted him in his experiments
  • Help is the simplest and strongest of these words meaning to supply another with whatever is necessary to accomplish his or her ends or relieve his or her wants
Find another word for help. In this page you can discover 182 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for help, like: succor, assist, guidance, help, aides, back up, improve, cheer, do a service, benefit and do one's part.