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    assist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word assist

    Definition
    (noun) the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    Synonyms : aid , assistance , help
    Example Sentence
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading
    Definition
    (noun) (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play Definition
    (verb) give help or assistance; be of service
    Synonyms : aid , help
    Example Sentence
    • Everyone helped out during the earthquake
    • Can you help me carry this table?
    • She never helps around the house
    Definition
    (verb) act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function Definition
    (verb) work for or be a servant to
    Synonyms : attend , attend to , serve , wait on
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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