Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
to leave someone in a situation where they have no help or support
literary to leave someone, or to stop helping or looking after them, when they still need you
to leave someone in a difficult situation without helping them
to fail to help someone/solve something etc
to not help someone at all
used for saying in an unkind way that you are not going to help someone or do what they want
to stop supporting or helping someone
to refuse to give financial help to a person or a business
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a small light boat with enough space for one person
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of to not help someone from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.