Definition of Helper

1. Noun. A person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose. "They hired additional help to finish the work"

2. Noun. A person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help).

Definition of Helper

1. n. One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves; as, a lay helper in a parish.

Definition of Helper

1. Noun. One who helps; an aide. ¹

2. Noun. (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market. ¹

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Definition of Helper

1. one that helps [n -S] - See also: helps

Lexicographical Neighbors of Helper

help out
help page
help pages
help wanted
helped out
helper (current term)
helper T cell
helper cell
helper dog
helper factor
helper phage
helper t lymphocyte
helper virus
helper viruses

Literary usage of Helper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"He had a helper employed to assist him in the operation of the saw, but the day before he was injured this helper was taken away from him by the defendant, ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1898)
"E have a little gray helper who cannot hear, nor see, nor make any noise. He wears a little gray coat, and he lives in tiny caves which he burrows out for ..."

3. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1915)
"CHAPTER IV THE helper AND TRADE-UNION POLICY In previous chapters, union policies concerning the helper have been set forth. We turn now to an estimate of ..."

4. The Elements of Railroad Engineering by William Galt Raymond (1917)
"To find the Cost of helper Service. — It is found that there will be much difficulty in reducing one of the hills on the division of Problem 1, ..."

5. Anti-slavery Leaders of North Carolina by John Spencer Bassett (1898)
"The most noted of these leaders were Hinton Rowan helper, Benjamin Sherwood Hedrick ... HINTON ROWAN helper. Hinton Rowan helper was born in Davie county, ..."

6. First Blows of the Civil War: The Ten Years of Preliminary Conflict in the by James Shepherd Pike (1879)
"If we go about the streets of this most conservative city, ten to one we are delayed at the first crossing by a hand-cart or wheelbarrow load of helper. ..."

7. The Christian Science Journal by Mary Baker Eddy (1908)
"THE WISE AND LOVING helper. WILLIS F. GROSS. THE earnest seeker for religious truth believes that he is justly entitled to whatever there is in another's ..."

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