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Synonyms and Antonyms of helpmate

  1. 1 a person who helps a more skilled person <after several years as a photographer's helpmate, the young man decided to pursue his own ambitions in commercial photography> Synonyms adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helper, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekickRelated Words attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp

  2. 2 the female partner in a marriage <the man and his helpmate of 50 years decided that it was high time they took a trip around the world together> Synonyms wife, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, woman [chiefly dialect]Related Words bride; better half, companion, consort, mate, partner, significant other, soul mate, spouse; dowager, matron; hausfrau, homemaker, housekeeper, housewife, stay-at-home; widow

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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