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helps

verb
present tense third-person singular of help

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2 to make more bearable or less severe
  • the new ointment didn't help Josh's sunburn one bit

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4 to provide with something useful or desirable
  • being independently wealthy certainly helped him during his years as a struggling young artist

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“Helps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/helps. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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