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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 use assist in a sentence?

  1. Neil Chatterjee:

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission continues to follow the reports on the situation at the Edenville and Sanford Dams. Our primary concern is the safety of Michigan residents, and we urge them all to continue heeding evacuation guidance by local emergency management agencies, when it is appropriate and safe to do so, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will send a staff engineer to the site to assist with the investigation. The Commission pledges to work closely with state officials and coordinate our investigatory efforts wherever possible.

  2. Chris Miller:

    We have fully activated the D.C. National Guard to assist federal and local law enforcement as they work to peacefully address the situation.

  3. Mike Lewis:

    Through all of your sharing and posting, we were able to assist the investigation and ultimately bring this to a conclusion, and so I deeply truly thank you all for your assistance.

  4. Detective Estaban Flores:

    Officers receive enhanced training, focusing on how to identify and assist in situations involving individuals suffering from mental illness and cognitive disabilities.

  5. Mark Heerema:

    The focus of the preliminary (hearing) is to ask questions of these individuals so that they can assist in the preparation for the trial.

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Translations for assist

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  • 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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