1 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" [syn: aid, assistance, help]
2 (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
1 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" [syn: help, aid]
2 act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
3 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" [syn: serve, attend to, wait on, attend]
- Rhymes: -ɪst
- To help someone.
- Would you please assist John with learning English.
- To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
- Dutch: assisteren, bijstaan
- Finnish: auttaa, avustaa
- German: assistieren, helfen, beistehen, unterstützen
- Italian: assistere, aiutare
- Japanese: 手伝う (tetsudau)
- Nahuatl: macoa
- Portuguese: assistir, prestar assistência, ajudar
- Russian: помогать (pomogát') , помочь (pomóč) ; содействовать (sod'éjstvovat') , посодействовать (posod'éjstvovat') ; способствовать (sposóbstvovat') , поспособствовать (posposóbstvovat') ; ассистировать (assistírovat')
- Swedish: assistera, hjälpa, bistå med hjälp, stödja
- Spanish: ayudar
to make a pass in a sport
- Make a pass that allows the own team to score (a goal).
Assist may refer to:
assist in Japanese: アシスト
abet, accompany, act for, advance, aid, assistance, attend, avail, bail out, be instrumental, bear a hand, befriend, benefit, boost, comfort, concur, cooperate, do for, do good, doctor, ease, escort, facilitate, favor, finance, forward, fund, further, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, go between, hand, help, help out, helping hand, leg, leg up, lend a hand, lend one aid, lift, mediate, minister to, pay the bills, pension, pension off, proffer aid, promote, protect, rally, reclaim, redeem, relief, relieve, remedy, render assistance, rescue, restore, resuscitate, revive, save, second, serve, set up, stead, subserve, subsidize, succor, support, take in tow, work for