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help out

vb (adverb)
1. to assist or aid (someone), esp by sharing the burden
2. to share the burden or cost of something with (another person)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.help out - be of help, as in a particular situation of need; "Can you help out tonight with the dinner guests?"
aid, assist, help - give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
Translations
يُساعِد لفترة قصيرَه
vypomoci
hjælpe
kisegít
aîstoîa
vypomôcť

w>help out

viaushelfen (with bei)
vt sephelfen (+dat)(with mit); (in crisis also) → aufhelfen (+dat)(with bei); will £3 help you out?helfen Ihnen £ 3 weiter?

help

(help) verb
1. to do something with or for someone that he cannot do alone, or that he will find useful. Will you help me with this translation?; Will you please help me (to) translate this poem?; Can I help?; He fell down and I helped him up.
2. to play a part in something; to improve or advance. Bright posters will help to attract the public to the exhibition; Good exam results will help his chances of a job.
3. to make less bad. An aspirin will help your headache.
4. to serve (a person) in a shop. Can I help you, sir?
5. (with can(not), ~could (not)) to be able not to do something or to prevent something. He looked so funny that I couldn't help laughing; Can I help it if it rains?
noun
1. the act of helping, or the result of this. Can you give me some help?; Your digging the garden was a big help; Can I be of help to you?
2. someone or something that is useful. You're a great help to me.
3. a servant, farmworker etc. She has hired a new help.
4. (usually with no) a way of preventing something. Even if you don't want to do it, the decision has been made – there's no help for it now.
ˈhelper noun
We need several helpers for this job.
ˈhelpful adjective
a very helpful boy; You may find this book helpful.
ˈhelpfully adverb
ˈhelpfulness noun
ˈhelping noun
the amount of food one has on one's plate. a large helping of pudding.
ˈhelpless adjective
needing the help of other people; unable to do anything for oneself. A baby is almost completely helpless.
ˈhelplessly adverb
ˈhelplessness noun
help oneself
1. (with to) to give oneself or take (food etc). Help yourself to another piece of cake; `Can I have a pencil?' `Certainly – help yourself; He helped himself to (= stole) my jewellery.
2. (with cannot, ~could not) to be able to stop (oneself). I burst out laughing when he told me – I just couldn't help myself.
help out
to help (a person), usually for a short time because the person is in some difficulty. I help out in the shop from time to time; Could you help me out by looking after the baby?
References in periodicals archive ?
Joshua Sirefman, COO of NYC Economic Development Corporation will be speaking on the topic of what NYCEDC is doing to help out NYC.
Casual volunteers tend to be younger; they want to help out, but can't commit to daily or weekly schedules because of work and/or school constraints.
As the catcher receives the ball, the LF must back up any throw to 3rd and help out in a rundown.