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assists, 3rd person singular present; assisted, past participle; assisted, past tense; assisting, present participle;
  1. Help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work
    • - a senior academic would assist him in his work
    • - he assisted her to find employment
    • - their presence would assist in keeping the peace
  2. Help by providing money or information
    • - they were assisting police with their inquiries
    • - funds to assist with capital investment
  3. Be present as a helper or spectator
    • - two midwives who assisted at a water birth
  1. An act of help, typically by providing money
    • - the budget must have an assist from tax policies
  2. (chiefly in ice hockey, basketball, or baseball) The act of touching the puck or ball in a play in which a teammate scores or an opposing batter is put out
    • - he led the league with 14 outfield assists
  3. A mechanical device that provides help
    • - the implant is a ventricular-assist device

  1. aid: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
  2. help: give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
  3. (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
  4. act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
  5. serve: work for or be a servant to; "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years"
  6. (assistance) aid: a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
  7. In baseball, an assist (denoted by A) is a defensive statistic, baseball being one of the few sports in which the defensive team controls the ball. ...
  8. In basketball, an assist is attributed to a player who passes the ball to a teammate in a way that leads to a score by field goal, meaning that he or she was "assisting" in the basket. There is some judgment involved in deciding whether a passer should be credited with an assist. ...
  9. ASSIST (the Assembler System for Student Instruction and Systems Teaching) is an IBM System/370-compatible assembler and interpreter developed in the 1970s at Penn State University by John Mashey and a group of Mashey's student assistants. ...
  10. In association football, an assist is an American term for a contribution by a player which helps to score a goal. ...
  11. In ice hockey, an assist is attributed to up to two players of the scoring team who shot, passed or deflected the puck towards the scoring teammate, or touched it in any other way which enabled the goal, meaning that they were "assisting" in the goal. ...
  12. ASSIST is a non-profit organization with tax-exempt status incorporated in the state of Vermont, USA. ...
  13. A helpful action or an act of giving; a statistic used in different sports to quantify the act of helping another player score points or goals; in baseball, an assist is defensive, allowing a teammate to record a putout; To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion), to attend a theatrical ...
  14. (assistance) Aid; help; the act or result of assisting
  15. (Assistance) A relationship between a federal agency and contractor/recipient, the principal purpose of which is the transfer of money, property, services, or anything of value to a contractor/recipient in order to accomplish a public purpose of support or stimulation authorized by federal ...
  16. (Assistance) Activities that provide relief to refugees, conflict victims and internally displaced persons. Such relief includes food, clean water, shelter, health care, basic education, job training, sanitation, and provision of physical and legal protection. ...
  17. (Assistance) Do not wait to get help. Ask me for assistance during office hours. You need to take the initiative.
  18. (Assistance) Our workshop has been making leathergoods by hand for over 20 years and if you have a problem we will be pleased to help if we can.
  19. (Assistance) The facility provided by the car insurance provider to the insured car. An example of this assistance can be arranging for a car towing service incase of severe damages to the vehicle.
  20. (Assistance) The immediate, practical help to resolve a emergency for which there is cover, e.g. medical, roadside, household, legal and/or trauma assistance.
  21. (Assistance) The supply of accessories for laying, usually supplied by the construction company: removal and dumping of waste material, distribution, mortar, workmen to help the layers, water, electricity, etc.
  22. (Assistance) You will be given a map of Iceland and Reykjavik at the start of the rental and information about emergency line, (112, the Icelandic help line) and a number to call in case of break down.
  23. (Assistance) means "audience" (and "help", as in English) in French
  24. (Assistance) means the individual can perform some part of an activity, but cannot do it entirely alone, and
  25. (Assistance) provision of help to another person.