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Meaning of HELPER

Pronunciation:  'helpur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who helps people or institutions
  2. [n]  a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"

HELPER is a 6 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: assistant, benefactor, help
 See Also: accommodator, accomplice, acolyte, actor's assistant, aide, attendant, attender, auxiliary, benefactress, bondsman, bondswoman, cat's-paw, chief assistant, coadjutor, confederate, deliverer, dental assistant, deputy, do-gooder, donor, dresser, enforcer, event planner, facilitator, fashion model, girl Friday, giver, good person, good Samaritan, hatchet man, humanitarian, improver, instrument, labor coach, liberator, lieutenant, man Friday, manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin, model, monitrice, obliger, offerer, offeror, paraprofessional, patron, pawn, poser, powder monkey, presenter, prompter, provider, rescuer, right-hand man, Samaritan, savior, saviour, secretarial assistant, secretary, sidesman, sparer, sponsor, supporter, tender, theater prompter, uncle, water boy, waterer, whipper-in, worker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Help"er\, n.
One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves;
as, a lay helper in a parish.

      Thou art the helper of the fatherless.   --Ps. x. 14.

      Compassion . . . oftentimes a helper of evils. --Dr. H.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, ancilla, assistant, assister, associate, attendant, auxiliary, backer, befriender, benefactor, benefactress, benefiter, best man, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy, employee, executive officer, follower, good person, good Samaritan, help, helping hand, helpmate, helpmeet, inferior, jack-at-a-pinch, junior, laborer, lieutenant, ministering angel, ministrant, paranymph, paraprofessional, patron, right-hand man, Samaritan, second, secondary, servant, sideman, striker, subordinate, succorer, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, underling, understrapper, worker