/help/ v. & n. · 1. provide (a person, etc.) with the means toward what is needed or sought (helped me get help) 2. (often absol.) be of use or service to (help yourself) 3. contribute to alleviating (of pain or suffering). 4. prevent or remedy (she can't be helped). 5. (usu. with neg.) a tr. refrain from (i couldn't help myself)
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