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Synonyms for assist
əˈsɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aid, assist, assistance, help(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"

    Synonyms:
    help, service, supporter, assistance, attention, financial aid, care, helper, economic aid, avail, assistant, tending, aid

  2. assist(verb)

    (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

    Synonyms:
    aid, help, assistance

  3. help, assist, aid(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"

    Synonyms:
    help, attend to, help oneself, serve, attend, wait on, facilitate, avail, aid

  4. assist(verb)

    act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function

    Synonyms:
    aid, help, wait on, serve, attend to, attend

  5. serve, attend to, wait on, attend, 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"

    Synonyms:
    serve, process, aid, help, dish up, pay heed, answer, go to, dish out, function, look, attend to, take to heart, suffice, attend, service, take care, advert, serve up, give ear, wait on, serve well, swear out, dish, do, see, hang

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assist

    Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP.

    Synonyms:
    abet, advocate, aid, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

    Antonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assist

    Synonyms:
    help, succor, aid, support, relieve, befriend, second, co-operate with, back, benefit, further

    Antonyms:
    hinder, resist, oppose, antagonize, counteract, clog, prevent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assist(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    help, aid, support, befriend, patronize, serve, speed, second, abet, back, sustain, co-operate with, take part with, give support to, minister to

  2. assist(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    succor, relieve, SPELL

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assist(v)

    Synonyms:
    abet, coöperate with, aid, help

How to pronounce assist?

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How to say assist in sign language?

  1. assist

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How to use assist in a sentence?

  1. The English newspaper:

    Calls for Russian swimmers to be excluded from the Games will grow after the investigation revealed that Portugalov, the doctor recommended for a lifetime ban by WADA as a key player at the heart of Russia's doping scandal, actively encouraged the national swimming team to adopt a systematic doping policy, since 2009, when Portugalov first offered to 'assist' Russian swimming, 23 swimmers have been handed suspensions for doping and the tally for all aquatics sports exceeds 40 in the past decade.

  2. Richard Rahn:

    We have added more manpower with the help of the FBI and we have experts from around the nation offering to assist.

  3. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey:

    Right now, our hearts and prayers are with the people of Mesa, the individuals affected by this tragedy, and all law enforcement and first responders working to assist the victims.

  4. Formosa Fun Coast:

    We are very regretful (for) this accident that caused injuries to many victims, the most urgent matter currently for us is to handle and assist with ... victims on the scene and work comprehensively with the New Taipei Fire Department.

  5. Paul Archuleta/Getty Images:

    I got a phone call at 2:30 in the morning, they needed my consent to put him on dialysis to assist with his kidneys, now hes on a ventilator, dialysis and this ECMO machine.


Translations for assist

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • памагчы́, дапамага́ць, дапамагчы́, паспрыя́ць, спрыя́ць, памага́цьBelarusian
  • асистирам, съдействам, асистенция, помагамBulgarian
  • assistènciaCatalan, Valencian
  • pomáhat, asistovatCzech
  • helfen, beistehen, unterstützen, assistierenGerman
  • ayudar, asistirSpanish
  • avustaa, syöttää, syöttö, auttaaFinnish
  • passe décisive, assister, aiderFrench
  • सहायताHindi
  • օգնելArmenian
  • stoðsendingIcelandic
  • assistere, aiutareItalian
  • 手伝うJapanese
  • subvenioLatin
  • āwhina, whakamahiri, whakahirihiriMāori
  • assistMongolian
  • assisteren, bijstaan, voorzetten, een [[voorzet]] [[geven]]Dutch
  • assistir, [[prestar]] [[assistência]], ajudar, assistênciaPortuguese
  • ajuta, asistaRomanian
  • результати́вная переда́ча, помога́ть, голево́й пас, поспосо́бствовать, помо́чь, ассисти́ровать, соде́йствовать, спосо́бствовать, посоде́йствоватьRussian
  • asistencijaSerbo-Croatian
  • assist, assistera, hjälpa, bistå, stödjaSwedish
  • asistTurkish
  • допомага́ти, допомогти́, сприя́ти, посприя́тиUkrainian
  • hỗ trợ, trợ giúp, giúpVietnamese

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