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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

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How to say assist in sign language?

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How to use assist in a sentence?

  1. Matt Wrack:

    We face a public health crisis unparalleled in our lifetimes. The coronavirus outbreak is now a humanitarian emergency and firefighters rightly want help their communities, many fear the loss of life in this outbreak could be overwhelming and firefighters, who often handle terrible situations and incidents, are ready to step in to assist with body retrieval.

  2. Hong Kong-listed Boyaa:

    The company has not received any notice of an investigation or a request to assist in any investigation, no action has been taken or threatened to be taken by any authorities to freeze any of the assets of the company.

  3. Democrat Tim Canova:

    The emails establish that on numerous occasions the DNC, under Wasserman Schultz's direction and control, used its resources to track my campaign, interfere with my campaign events and to assist the Wasserman Schultz campaign in her personal communications strategy.

  4. Karen DeLano:

    It is my sincere desire to assist our students in learning to address their opinions and their values in a calm and respectful manner.

  5. John Bel Edwards:

    This is exactly why we established the Cyber Security Commission, focused on preparing for, responding to and preventing cybersecurity attacks, and we are well-positioned to assist local governments as they battle this current threat.


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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