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heir a person who receives or has the right to receive another person's property or title after that person's death.
heiress a female who has the right to or has received the money or property of a person who has died.
heirloom an object passed down through generations of a family.
held past tense and past participle of hold.
helicopter a type of aircraft that is held in the air and moved along by spinning blades attached to its top side.
helium a gas that is one of the chemical elements. It is used to fill balloons and blimps because it is lighter than air. (symbol: He)
hell the place where evil spirits live and where wicked people are punished after death, according to the Bible. [2 definitions]
he'll shortened form of "he will."
hello a word used as a greeting, statement of surprise, or call for attention. [2 definitions]
helm a wheel or lever used for steering a ship.
helmet a hard covering worn to protect the head.
help to aid or assist. [8 definitions]
helpful giving help or aid.
helping a normal amount of food served to a person at one meal.
helping verb another name for auxiliary verb.
helpless unable to take care of oneself. [2 definitions]
Helsinki the capital city of Finland. Helsinki is a seaport city.
hem1 to fold and sew down the edge of. [2 definitions]
hemisphere either of two halves of the earth. A hemisphere is formed by dividing the earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at the equator, or into the Eastern and Western Hemispheres at a meridian. [2 definitions]
hemlock an evergreen tree of North America that has short needles and small cones, or the wood of this tree. [2 definitions]
hemp a tall plant first found in Asia. Hemp is an important source of fiber for rope and coarse cloth. [2 definitions]