Associations to the word «Assist»


ASSIST, verb. (archaic) To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion).
ASSIST, verb. (archaic) To attend (with at)
ASSIST, verb. To help.
ASSIST, verb. (sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
ASSIST, noun. A helpful action or an act of giving.
ASSIST, noun. (sports) 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.

Dictionary definition

ASSIST, noun. 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".
ASSIST, noun. (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play.
ASSIST, verb. 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".
ASSIST, verb. Act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function.
ASSIST, verb. 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".

Wise words

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