helpmate

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Related to Helpmate (chess): helpmeet

helpmate

companion and helper; husband or wife; anything that assists
Not to be confused with:
helpmeet – a helpmate; spouse [Helpmeet was derived from a misreading in the King James Bible where God promises Adam “to make a help meet for him,” meaning a help suitable for him. As Eve became the “help,” “help meet” was interpreted as “spouse.”]

help·mate

 (hĕlp′māt′)
n.
A helper and companion, especially a spouse.

[help + mate (influenced by helpmeet).]

helpmate

(ˈhɛlpˌmeɪt)
n
a companion and helper, esp a wife

help•mate

(ˈhɛlpˌmeɪt)

n.
1. a companion and helper.
2. a wife or husband.
[1705–15; help + mate1, by association with helpmeet]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helpmate - a helpful partner
better half, married person, partner, spouse, mate - a person's partner in marriage
Translations

helpmate

[ˈhelpmeɪt] N (= companion) → buen(a) compañero/a m/f; (= spouse) → esposo/a m/f

helpmate

[ˈhɛlpmeɪt] ncompagnon (compagne)m/fhelp menu nmenu m d'aide