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help screens

  

      pl n   computer instructions displayed on a visual display unit  
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help  
      vb  
1    to assist or aid (someone to do something), esp. by sharing the work, cost, or burden of something  
he helped his friend to escape, she helped him climb out of the boat     
2    to alleviate the burden of (someone else) by giving assistance  
3    tr   to assist (a person) to go in a specified direction  
help the old lady up from the chair     
4    to promote or contribute to  
to help the relief operations     
5    to cause improvement in (a situation, person, etc.)  
crying won't help     
6    tr; preceded by: can, could, etc.; usually used with a negative  
a    to avoid or refrain from  
we can't help wondering who he is     
b    usually foll by: it   to prevent or be responsible for  
I can't help it if it rains     
7    to alleviate (an illness, etc.)  
8    tr   to serve (a customer)  
can I help you, madam?     
9    tr; foll by: to  
a    to serve (someone with food, etc.) (usually in the phrase help oneself)  
may I help you to some more vegetables?, help yourself to peas     
b    to provide (oneself with) without permission  
he's been helping himself to money out of the petty cash     
10    cannot help but   to be unable to do anything else except  
I cannot help but laugh     
11    help a person on or off with   to assist a person in the putting on or removal of (clothes)  
12    so help me  
a    on my honour  
b    no matter what  
so help me, I'll get revenge     
      n  
13    the act of helping, or being helped, or a person or thing that helps  
she's a great help     
14    a helping  
15   
a    a person hired for a job; employee, esp. a farm worker or domestic servant  
b    functioning as sing   several employees collectively  
16    a means of remedy  
there's no help for it     
      interj  
17    used to ask for assistance,   (See also)        help out  
     (Old English helpan; related to Old Norse hjalpa, Gothic hilpan, Old High German helfan)  
  helpable      adj  
  helper      n  


help out  
      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)  
help screens  
      pl n   computer instructions displayed on a visual display unit  
home help  
      n     (Social welfare)     (in Britain and New Zealand)  
1    a person, usually a woman, who is paid to do domestic chores for persons unable to look after themselves adequately  
2      (Also called)    home care   such a service provided by a local authority social services department to those whom it judges most need it,   (Also called (N.Z.))    home aid  
hyphen help  
      n   a word processing function that assists the operator to identify automatically those words that can be hyphenated at the end of a line of text  
self-help  
      n  
1    the act or state of providing the means to help oneself without relying on the assistance of others  
2   
a    the practice of solving one's problems by joining or forming a group designed to help those suffering from a particular problem  
b    (as modifier)  
a self-help group     

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help

  

      vb  
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  
      n  
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  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1 & 2    aggravate, bar, block, discourage, fight, foil, frustrate, harm, hinder, hobble, hurt, impede, injure, irritate, make worse, obstruct, oppose  
      n  
4 & 6    aggravation, bane, block, discouragement, hindrance, irritant, obstruction, opposition  

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n.
watching TV in excess
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
n.
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
n.
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
n.
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.
[Comp.]
n.
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
n.
a teenager who spends most of his time in front of a screen (computer, smartphone, tablet, TV)
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