un·as·sist·ed | \ˌən-ə-ˈsi-stəd \

Definition of unassisted 

1 : not assisted : lacking help

2 : made or performed without an assist an unassisted double play

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Lisa wasn't sure that, this time next year, Chloe would be able to walk across the stage unassisted. Dakota Crawford, Indianapolis Star, "A Noblesville student with Down syndrome can walk at graduation, thanks to mom's fight," 21 May 2018 David Krejci scored on the power play in the final minute of the first period to give Boston a 1-0 lead that Point erased with his unassisted goal at 10:43 of the second. Fred Goodall, courant.com, "Lightning Eliminate Bruins With 3-1 Win In Game 5," 6 May 2018 Her other two goals in the second half, one unassisted and one off a Samantha Panek pass. Langston Wertz Jr., charlotteobserver, "Union Academy wins NCHSAA 1A state girls soccer championship | Charlotte Observer," 26 May 2018 About half the time, companies get through the process unassisted, and Carroll receives an automated email analyzing their promise. Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg.com, "Impress the Algorithm. Get $250,000," 1 May 2018 Schroeder's second goal was an unassisted, short-handed score at 5:16 of the third and just 59 seconds later newcomer Phil Lane scored his second goal of the season in his first game with the Monsters after signing a PTO contract on Monday. Plain Dealer Sports, cleveland.com, "Cleveland Monsters mash Iowa Wild on Jeff Zatkoff shutout," 3 Apr. 2018 The steering is brilliant—unassisted and with copious feedback, growing stiffer as speed builds and the downforce starts to come into play. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Dallara Stradale: A Racing Legend Hits the Road," 23 Mar. 2018 Antonucci netted an unassisted goal with 1:13 left in the fourth quarter to send the contest to overtime. Nate Weitzer, BostonGlobe.com, "Concord-Carlisle books spot in D2 state semifinal," 17 June 2018 Bay Port scored three unassisted goals in a 3-0 victory over North in the Division 1 state championship game at Uihlein Soccer Park. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "WIAA soccer: Bay Port avenges only loss and wins first state championship," 16 June 2018

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1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of unassisted

: without help or assistance

sports : done without help from another player

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to reject or criticize sharply

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