help out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] mainly spoken
present tense
I/you/we/theyhelp out
he/she/ithelps out
present participlehelping out
past tensehelped out
past participlehelped out
  1. to help someone, especially by doing a particular job or by giving them money

    My family has always helped me out.

    help out with:

    He always helped out with the housework.

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See also main entry: help