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English noun: helper

1. helper (person) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose


SamplesMy invaluable assistant.
They hired additional help to finish the work.


Synonymsassistant, help, supporter


Broader (hypernym)worker


Narrower (hyponym)accomplice, actor's assistant, aide, attendant, attender, auxiliary, bat boy, birthing coach, cat's-paw, chief assistant, coadjutor, confederate, dental assistant, deputy, doula, dresser, enforcer, event planner, facilitator, fashion model, flower girl, foot soldier, girl Friday, hatchet man, instrument, labor coach, lieutenant, man Friday, manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin, model, model, monitrice, paraprofessional, pawn, poser, powder monkey, prompter, right-hand man, secretarial assistant, secretary, sidesman, subordinate, subsidiary, tender, theater prompter, underboss, underling, water boy, waterer, whipper-in

2. helper (person) a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)


Synonymsbenefactor


Broader (hypernym)good person


Narrower (hyponym)accommodator, benefactress, bestower, bondsman, bondswoman, conferrer, deliverer, do-gooder, donor, donor, fairy godmother, giver, good Samaritan, humanitarian, improver, liberator, obliger, offerer, offeror, patron, presenter, provider, rescuer, savior, saviour, sparer, sponsor, supporter, uncle









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