a companion and helper.
anything that aids or assists, especially regularly: This calculator is my constant helpmate.
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How to use helpmate in a sentence
In the enigmatic role of first lady, she struggled with the symbolism—part beauty queen, part saint, part helpmate.Hillary Clinton’s Makeup-Free Photo: Putting On a Brave Face | Robin Givhan | May 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
I have promised on your behalf that you will be a good and faithful helpmate to him before God and man.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
She is not strong, and not good-looking, and not young; but what a splendid helpmate she would be for a sensible, cultivated man!Dream Tales and Prose Poems | Ivan Turgenev
But her life was busy and earnest: she was helpmate, not in name only, to an ever-busy man.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
Abby'll make a man a good, vigorous helpmate, and she'll bring him money in time.
Compare a bachelor's house with the same house after its master has taken to himself a helpmate.How to be Happy Though Married | E. J. Hardy.
British Dictionary definitions for helpmate
a companion and helper, esp a wife
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