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Definitions and Synonyms of helping | Another word for helping | What is helping?

Definition 1: an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal - [noun denoting food]

Samples where helping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the helpings were all small
  • his portion was larger than hers
  • there's enough for two servings each

Synonyms for helping in the sense of this definition

(helping is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

(... is a kind of helping ) a serving (of wine) poured out in honor of a deity

(... is a kind of helping ) a single serving of a beverage

"I asked for a hot drink" "likes a drink before dinner"

(... is a kind of helping ) a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)

"he ordered a second round"

(... is a kind of helping ) a serving that has been cut from a larger portion

"a piece of pie" "a slice of bread"

(... is a kind of helping ) the tail of a dressed fowl

(... is a kind of helping ) a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl

(... is a kind of helping ) a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)

"medallions of veal"

(... is a kind of helping ) the wing of a fowl

"he preferred the drumsticks to the wings"

(... is a kind of helping ) meat carved from the breast of a fowl

(... is a kind of helping ) the upper joint of the leg of a fowl

(... is a kind of helping ) the lower joint of the leg of a fowl

(helping is a part of ...) a small amount eaten or drunk

"take a taste--you'll like it"

(... is part of helping) the food served and eaten at one time

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