the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
money to support a worthy person or cause
give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced; "as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief"
provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne";
prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"
be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
to heal something or someone
money received from the state
a share of money or food or clothing that has been charitably given
give moral or emotional strength to
the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction; "his presence was a consolation to her"
the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment; "second place was no consolation to him"
comfort in disappointment or misery
a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese
be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
assistance in time of difficulty; "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"