Help

help / help

verb

  1. to aid or assist

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

Maria Montessori, 1870-1952

  1. to provide support

Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.

Yehuda Berg, 1972-

 

  1. to rescue

If the ox knew his own strength, God help us.

Greek Proverb

 

  1. to avoid or keep from doing something

When you look into the eyes of an animal you’ve rescued, you can’t help but fall in love.

Paul Shaffer, 1949-

 

  1. to assist or wait on a patron of an establishment

I asked a shop owner if he could help me out.

Frank Carson, 1926-2012

 

  1. to keep something from occurring

There are two things a person should never be angry at: what they can help, and what they cannot.

Traditional Proverb

 

  1. to serve, as at a meal

When it comes to eating, you can sometimes help yourself more by helping yourself less.

Richard Armour, 1906-1989

 

  1. to be beneficial

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

 

  1. to improve

The books that help you most are those which make you think the most.

Pablo Neruda, 1904-1973

 

noun

  1. the act of assisting someone

Dreams do come true, but not without the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic, and the courage to lean in.

Ursula Burns, 1958-

 

  1. a person hired to assist or work for someone

The truth in acting is that we are all hired help.

Lorraine Bracco, 1954-

 

  1. an object or person that provides aid

Help from abroad always comes when the rain has stopped.

Rwandan Proverb

 

  1. a way by which things can be remedied, improved, etc.

If it’s not fixable, there is no help in worrying.

Dalai Lama, 1935-

 

interjection

  1. (exclaimed to alert that one is in need of assistance)

Help!

The Beatles, 1960-1970