Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A single portion of food.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of aiding or giving help.
  • noun That which is served or offered at one time, as food or drink; a portion.

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

  • noun a quantity of food served as part of a meal.
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.

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

  • noun countable A portion or serving, especially of food that one takes for oneself, or to which one helps oneself;
  • noun figuratively, countable An amount or quantity
  • verb Present participle of help.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

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Examples

  • The most important step in helping is the parents, they need to really take control of their children, its all their fault.

    How to stop the violence?

  • The new firm was called Peter Whitesides & Company, the name helping Morris to keep his business interests obscure, as was his practice.

    Robert Morris

  • The new firm was called Peter Whitesides & Company, the name helping Morris to keep his business interests obscure, as was his practice.

    Robert Morris

  • The first step to helping is to stop lying yourself.

    Let's move past Wilson's outburst, Cantor says

  • Aronchick was one of about 35 Clinton and Obama insiders who attended a dinner last week in Washington aimed at what he characterized as helping the two sides "grope towards unity."

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  • Like many of us, he works in what they call the helping professions.

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  • That's what I call helping folks to help themselves.

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  • Since TPB is not distributing it there actions arent illigal. instead of calling it helping the distribution i would prefer the term helping downloading non NL illigal material. seedme_seedmehard - 08-01 2009

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  • An $800 tax break over two years for a working family is not what I call helping out the working class, if you dont work or you may get a huge tax refund, but people trying to make it get $800 bucks over 2 years. 13 bucks about a check.

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  • An $800 tax break over two years for a working family is not what I call helping out the working class, if you dont work or you may get a huge tax refund, but people trying to make it get $800 bucks over 2 years. 13 bucks about a check.

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