Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of help.
  • n. Plural form of help.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ignoring the nutrition labelUsing the label "helps us choose more nutritious foods by tracking calories, identifying ingredients, maximizing nutrients and comparing products," Held says.

    Grocery-shopping mistakes to steer clear of

  • "Are we all fooling ourselves that a title helps increase your chances?" asks one studio exec.

    Despite Failures, Networks Attempt More Series Reboots

  • Sometimes he wonders if his name helps him get interviews at colleges looking to recruit a rare black geologist, and if it hurts him when the college discovers that he is white.

    Washington: The 'Blackest Name' In America

  • And if the name helps keep him out of trouble, so much the better.

    Clockwork Angel

  • However, that one I'll live with too, because (a) it's a magnificent piece of engineering and using the term helps immortalize the inventor; and (b) the generic term "square-drive screw" is misleading (because the square shape isn't really what's significant about the design) and annoying.

    genericized brand names: use a tissue, not a kleenex

  • Now a geology professor, he sometimes wonders if his name helps him get interviews at colleges looking to recruit a rare black geologist - and if it hurts him when the college discovers that he is white.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • The upside, beyond the fame and bigger paycheck, is that the recognition and star power has already begun to help land him better and more tempting dramatic scripts, whether they're major studio pictures or indies such as "Puncture" that his name helps to finance.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The "Illinois" in the title helps convey to people outside the region where content comes from, and that the station is affiliated with the University of Illinois.

    The News-Gazette Local Stories

  • But overall, the title helps bring hope to our so-called nation.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • If an artist or band needs help producing the music or setting up a tour, the label helps with that too, Lastufka said.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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