4. (Familier) Dépanner. Aider les pauvres.
To assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing.
1. To support, either by furnishing strength or means in cooperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
2. Improve the condition of
To act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function.
1. To give a boost to; be beneficial to.
2. To increase or raise; SYN. advance.
3. To increase the voltage of; SYN. supercharge.
4. To push or shove upward, as if from below or behind.
1. To drive a coach.
2. To teach and supervise, as in sports or acting; SYN. train.
1. To be of use; SYN. facilitate.
2. To contribute to the furtherance of.
3. To give help or assistance; be of service; SYN. assist, aid.
4. To improve the condition of; SYN. aid.
5. To improve; change for the better.
To be of help, as in a particular situation of need.
1. To be in the service of, be a servant of, as of people, institutions, or ideas:
2. To contribute or conduce to
3. To do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function:
4. To help to some food; help with food or drink; SYN. help.
5. To provide food; SYN. serve up, dish out, dish up, dish.
6. To serve a purpose, role, or function; SYN. function.
7. To act as an attendant to; SYN. attend to, wait on, attend, assist.
8. To serve somebody with a warrant or summons; SYN. process, swear out.
9. To promote
10. To put the ball into play; as in games like tennis
11. To mate with; SYN. service.
12. To spend time in prison or in a labor camp; SYN. do.