[syn: benefactor, helper]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Helper \Help"er\, n.
One who, or that which, helps, aids, assists, or relieves;
as, a lay helper in a parish.
Thou art the helper of the fatherless. --Ps. x. 14.
Compassion . . . oftentimes a helper of evils. --Dr. H.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or
furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable
assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
[syn: assistant, helper, help, supporter]
2: a person who helps people or institutions (especially with
financial help) [syn: benefactor, helper]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "helper":
Samaritan, acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp,
aider, ancilla, assistant, assister, associate, attendant,
auxiliary, backer, befriender, benefactor, benefactress, benefiter,
best man, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deputy,
employee, executive officer, follower, good Samaritan, good person,
help, helping hand, helpmate, helpmeet, inferior, jack-at-a-pinch,
junior, laborer, lieutenant, ministering angel, ministrant,
paranymph, paraprofessional, patron, right-hand man, second,
secondary, servant, sideman, striker, subordinate, succorer,
supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, underling,
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Helper, UT -- U.S. city in Utah
Population (2000): 2025
Housing Units (2000): 925
Land area (2000): 1.787778 sq. miles (4.630323 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.787778 sq. miles (4.630323 sq. km)
FIPS code: 34530
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 39.688486 N, 110.857612 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 84526
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.