Definition of help matters
: to make a situation better —usually used in negative statements It didn't exactly help matters when he accused her of lying!
Word by Word Definitions
: to give assistance or support to
: to make more pleasant or bearable : improve, relieve
: rescue, save
: aid, assistance
: a source of aid
: remedy, relief
: a subject under consideration
: a subject of disagreement or litigation
: the events or circumstances of a particular situation
: to form or discharge pus : suppurate
: to be of importance : signify
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