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      vb   adv  
1    to assist or aid (someone), esp. by sharing the burden  
2    to share the burden or cost of something with (another person)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  



1    abet, aid, assist, back, befriend, cooperate, encourage, give a leg up     (informal)   lend a hand, lend a helping hand, promote, relieve, save, second, serve, stand by, succour, support  
2    alleviate, ameliorate, cure, ease, facilitate, heal, improve, mitigate, relieve, remedy, restore  
3    abstain, avoid, control, eschew, forbear, hinder, keep from, prevent, refrain from, resist, shun, withstand  
4    advice, aid, assistance, avail, benefit, cooperation, guidance, helping hand, promotion, service, support, use, utility  
5    assistant, employee, hand, helper, worker  
6    balm, corrective, cure, relief, remedy, restorative, salve, succour  
,       vb  
1 & 2    aggravate, bar, block, discourage, fight, foil, frustrate, harm, hinder, hobble, hurt, impede, injure, irritate, make worse, obstruct, oppose  
4 & 6    aggravation, bane, block, discouragement, hindrance, irritant, obstruction, opposition  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
any food, beverage, drug or activity that helps people feel more comfortable in social occasions
Ex: Having an alcohol beverage might be seen as a kind of social lubrificant as so far as it helps some peole overcome their shyness
a detail-oriented document clearly outlining the objectives of the project like technical , terms and financial aspects of the software project .These software proposals helps the Business Professionals to automate routine tasks.
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