Synonyms for helping

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"I think I will," said the superintendent, helping himself to a fresh slice of toast.

Calvert and I have been helping our neighbors to get in the harvest.

What a farce it was to talk to her about helping those poor fellows!

I thought of helping them to get a small house somewhere and of taking a room with them.

You needn't worry about helping yourself; I've got a dozen bottles more.'

She was helping Uncle William who said that her help was very useful to him.

I was busy in helping to unreeve the stay, when I was seized with sudden and violent cramps.

They all knew now that he was trying hard, and who was helping him.

He smiled leeringly up at her, and reached for a second helping of honey.

Because if it hadn't been for her you'd never have thought of helping me.

WORD ORIGIN

"aid, assistance," late 13c., from present participle of help (v.). Meaning "serving food" is from 1824; that of "a portion of food" is from 1883.

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