Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Help; support; that which supports or assists.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Help; support; also, a helper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Help; support.
  • noun obsolete One who helps.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin adjumentum, for adjuvamentum, inflected form of adjuvare ("to help"), from ad ("toward,to") + to help .

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