help2 S1 W1
things you do to make it easier or possible for someone to do something:
Thank you for all your help.
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.
advice, treatment, information, or money which is given to people who need it:
A lot of these children need professional help.
You may be able to ask for help with the rent.
We received no help from the police.
a part of a computer program that helps someone using it by giving additional information
5 American EnglishBODH
someone's servant or servants