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Synonyms for assistance
əˈsɪs tənsas·sis·tance

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assistance

    advantage, aid, benefit, help, relief, succor

    bar, barrier, clog, difficulty, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, obstacle, obstruction

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  1. assistance

    help, aid, countenance, support, abettance, protection, maintenance, coadjutorship

    resistance, obstruction, opposition, counteraction, antagonism, drawback, clog, preventive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aid, assist, assistance, helpnoun

    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"

    help, service, supporter, attention, financial aid, care, assist, helper, economic aid, avail, assistant, tending, aid

  2. aid, assistance, helpnoun

    a resource

    "visual aids in teaching"

    help, service, supporter, attention, financial aid, care, assist, helper, economic aid, avail, assistant, tending, aid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assistancenoun

    help, aid, succor, LIFT, support, patronage, relief, helping hand, good offices

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assistancenoun

    aid, succor, relief, coöperation, reinforcement, collaboration, subservience

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  1. Antony Blinken:

    It would seem to me that the Kazakh authorities and government certainly have the capacity to deal appropriately with protests, to do so in a way that respects the rights of protestors while maintaining law and order, so, it's not clear why they feel the need for any outside assistance.

  2. Wayomi Rathnayake , now 29:

    In the video, the guards told Wishma to get up by herself. ( Her) repeated calls for assistance went unanswered as the guards urged her to get back on her bed herself. She tried to get their attention, but was ignored.

  3. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun:

    It is urgent to find those who were in contact with the infected and treat the diagnosed people as soon as possible, we will proactively provide necessary assistance including sickbeds, personnel and equipment.

  4. Fayaz Seraj:

    We have a major challenge facing us in fighting Daesh, we hope for assistance on training and equipping our troops.

  5. Yang Claire Yang:

    It's not just this weird correlation, just the extent you have others around and can provide assistance and resources and a sense of companionship. ... Even basic things like if you were to fall or have a medical emergency can make a huge difference in your outcome.

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