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  Definition of assist
  1. (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
  2. 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"
  3. act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
Similar Words: aid, assistance, help, serve, attend to, wait on, attend

 

Hyponyms: self-help, facilitation, hand, helping hand, recourse, resort, refuge, thanks, financial aid, relief, succor, succour, ministration, lift, service, accommodation, boost, encouragement, support, protect, abet, valet, fag, facilitate, ease, alleviate, serve, attend to, wait on, attend, benefact, help out, subserve, expedite, hasten, avail, care, give care, bootstrap

 

Grouped Verbs: serve

 

Derivational Morphology: help, aid, facilitate, serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assistant, helper, supporter, assistance, attendant, attender, tender, servant, retainer, servitor, benefactor

 

Anagrams: Isatis, stasis

 

 
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