cannot help (doing something)

Definition of cannot help (doing something)

  1. :  to be unable to stop (doing something) I can't help loving you. We couldn't help laughing.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  can not

  1. :  to give assistance or support to

    :  to make more pleasant or bearable :  improve, relieve

    :  rescue, save

  1. :  aid, assistance

    :  a source of aid

    :  remedy, relief

  1. :  the act of performing or executing :  action

    :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on

    :  social activities

  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

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