the above transcription of help is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
help is pronounced in one syllable
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video examples of help pronunciation
An example use of help in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… started to come and help me and she's a …”
meanings of help
Documentation provided with computer software, etc. and accessed using the computer.
Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
Action given to provide assistance; aid.
One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
Something or someone which provides assistance with a task.
Initialism of heat escape lessening position: a crouching position with the knees held close to the chest, used to conserve body heat in cold water.
To assist (a person) in getting something, especially food or drink at table; used with to.
To contribute in some way to.
To provide assistance to (someone or something).
To provide assistance.
To avoid; to prevent; to refrain from; to restrain (oneself). Usually used in nonassertive contexts with can.
A cry of distress or an urgent request for assistance.
help frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR
the word help occurs in english on average 379.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics help can be related to
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that help can be often used in the following areas: