Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: help
Function: noun
Text: 1 an act or instance of helping <Andrew didn't get any help with his homework>
Synonyms aid, assist, assistance, backing, boost, lift, support
Related Words advancement, encouragement, facilitation, forwarding, furtherance, furthering, nurturance; benefaction, patronage, promotion, sponsorship; advice, care, counsel, guidance, mentoring; attendance, attention, service; beneficence, charity, favor, kindness, philanthropy; relief, succor
Near Antonyms constraint, frustration, inhibition, interference, obstruction, repression, restraint; deterrence, discouragement
Antonyms hindrance
2 a thing that helps <the computer is a great help for writing reports>
Synonyms advantage, aid, benefit, boon
Related Words lift, pick-me-up; support, sustenance; blessing, godsend, windfall; recourse, resort, resource; asset
Near Antonyms constraint, inhibitor, liability, obstacle, obstruction, restraint, stranglehold
Antonyms disadvantage, drawback, hindrance, impediment
3 a body of persons at work or available for work <it's so hard to get good help these days> -- see FORCE 1