help out

Definition of help out

:to do something so another person's job or task is easier
  • I can't do this myself. Won't someone please help me out?
  • I sometimes help out in the kitchen.

Word by Word Definitions

help play
  1. : to give assistance or support to

  2. : to make more pleasant or bearable : improve, relieve

  3. : rescue, save

  1. : aid, assistance

  2. : a source of aid

  3. : remedy, relief

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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