assistance

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noun as·sis·tance \ə-ˈsis-tən(t)s\

Definition of assistance

  1. :  the act of helping or assisting someone or the help supplied :  aid financial and technical assistance Can I be of any assistance? [=can I help you?]

Examples of assistance in a sentence

  1. Any assistance you can give me would be appreciated.

  2. I'll be happy to provide you with whatever assistance you may need.

Origin and Etymology of assistance

see 1assist


First Known Use: 14th century



ASSISTANCE Defined for Kids

assistance

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noun as·sis·tance \ə-ˈsi-stəns\

Definition of assistance for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of helping I need assistance in moving the boxes.

  2. 2 :  the help given financial assistance



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