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1 a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work" [syn: assistant, help, supporter]
2 a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help) [syn: benefactor]

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-er help


  1. one who helps; an aide


Extensive Definition

Helper may refer to:
helper in Japanese: ヘルパー

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Samaritan, acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, ancilla, assistant, assister, associate, attendant, auxiliary, backer, befriender, benefactor, benefactress, benefiter, best man, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy, employee, executive officer, follower, good Samaritan, good person, help, helping hand, helpmate, helpmeet, inferior, jack-at-a-pinch, junior, laborer, lieutenant, ministering angel, ministrant, paranymph, paraprofessional, patron, right-hand man, second, secondary, servant, sideman, striker, subordinate, succorer, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, underling, understrapper, worker
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