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English definition of “help”


verb [I/T] (MAKE EASIER)   /help/
to make it possible or easier for someone to do something: [T] How can I help you? [T] Please help those less fortunate than you are. [+ to infinitive] Avoiding fatty foods and salt can help to bring down your blood pressure. If something helps a difficult or painful situation, it improves it or makes it easier or less painful: [T] Aspirin will help relieve the pain. You shout "Help!" in an emergency when you need the immediate support of someone else.
(Definition of help verb (MAKE EASIER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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