usage: 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"
3. aid, economic aid, financial aid, gift
usage: money to support a worthy person or cause
4. care, attention, aid, tending, work
usage: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
1. help, assist, aid, support, back up
usage: 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"