2 noun
help2 S1 W1
1 [uncountable] things you do to make it easier or possible for someone to do something:
Thank you for all your help.
help with
Do you want any help with the washing-up?
Old people may need help decorating their homes.
Ask for help if necessary.
with the help of somebody/with somebody's help
We manage, with the help of a nurse who comes daily.
She screamed at them to go and get help.
2 [singular, uncountable] if someone or something is a help to you, they are useful and make it easier for you to do something:
That map isn't much help.
with the help of something
I managed to make myself understood with the help of a phrase book.
be of great/little/no/some etc help (to somebody)
Let me know if I can be of any help to you.
be a (great/big/tremendous/real etc) help (to somebody)
Any information would be a great help.
You've been a real help to me, Carrie.
3 [uncountable] advice, treatment, information, or money which is given to people who need it:
A lot of these children need professional help.
help with
You may be able to ask for help with the rent.
We received no help from the police.
4TD [uncountable] a part of a computer program that helps someone using it by giving additional information

the help

American EnglishBODH someone's servant or servants

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