helper helper  /ˈhɛl pər/


  1. (n) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
  2. (n) a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)



  1. At the same time, other helper T cells in the lymph nodes move to couple with yet another kind of immune fighter, the B cells.
  2. Nelson said Powell had been working with firewood with a helper who briefly stepped away.
  3. Alongside the main screen runs the Sidebar, a panel of little helper applications called gadgets, among them a news reader, a calculator and a currency converter.


  1. Vets fishing event on Saturday at Melones

    Around 40 veterans are expected Saturday for the Purple Heart Anglers fishing event at New Melones Reservoir. The vets will be treated to a day on the lake with local volunteers hosting the servicemen and women on their boats. “There’s been a great outpour of support from the community,” said Melanie Lewis, of Glory Hole Sports, and event helper. “We’ve got more boats than we do veterans.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Union Democrat

  2. Helper council adopts pro-chicken ordinance

    Before either chicken or egg, an ordinance allowing both must come first. Helper now has such an ordinance. It permits chickens on owner-occupied property in residential areas, as long as ranchers follow the rules.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sun Advocate


  1. "He would laugh about the time that other guys were spending there, and how he didn't have to, because he was, he was doing the other 'helper,'" says La Russa.
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Tony La Russa Source: CBS News

  2. "She (Mia) understands something's happening and she's really excited about it," Bec Hewitt said. "She'll be just over three when the baby arrives and we think she'll be a good little helper."
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Bec Cartwright Source:

  3. Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai says he's heard reports that Iranian weapons are flowing into his nation but that so far Tehran has been a "helper and a solution."
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Hamid Karzai Source: The Courier News

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