Synonyms and Antonyms of helpmeet

  1. 1 a person who helps a more skilled person exasperated, the army surgeon requested a helpmeet who wouldn't faint at the sight of blood Synonyms adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helper, 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 chose for his helpmeet a woman who could share his passion for rock climbing Synonyms helpmate, wife, 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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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