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helping, present participle; helped, past tense; helps, 3rd person singular present; helped, past participle;
  1. Make it easier for (someone) to do something by offering one's services or financial or material aid
    • - Roger's companion helped him with the rent
    • - she helped him find a buyer
    • - the teenager helped out in the corner store
  2. Improve (a situation or problem); be of benefit to
    • - upbeat comments about prospects helped confidence
    • - legislation to fit all new cars with catalytic converters will help
  3. Assist (someone) to move in a specified direction
    • - I helped her up
  4. Assist someone to put on or take off (a garment)

  5. Relieve the symptoms of (an ailment)
    • - sore throats can be helped by gargling
  6. Serve someone with (food or drink)
    • - she helped herself to a cookie
  7. Take something without permission
    • - he helped himself to the wages she had brought home
  8. Cannot or could not avoid
    • - he could not help laughing
    • - you can't help but agree
  9. Cannot or could not stop oneself from acting in a certain way
    • - she couldn't help herself; she burst into tears

  1. (helping) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal; "the helpings were all small"; "his portion was larger than hers"; "there's enough for two servings each"
  2. Helping behavior refers to voluntary actions intended to help the others, with reward regarded or disregarded. It is a type of prosocial behavior (voluntary action intended to help or benefit another individual or group of individuals , such as sharing, comforting, rescuing and helping).
  3. (Helping) it is crucial to help one's coworkers, which is the general theme of teamwork.