Pronunciation: ‘help; ‘hep, ‘he&p
Function: verb

to give assistance or support; to be of use or benefit

to give assistance or support to; to make more pleasant or bearable; to be of use to; to further the advancement of; to change for the better; to refrain from; to keep from occurring; to restrain from doing something; to serve with food or drink especially at a meal; to appropriate something for

to make an assertion stated when one is confused or stuck, and needing assistance; to act on an action applied to this confused person, aiding in her/his acceptance and interest in the challenging situation; to advise