with an assist from

Definition of with an assist from

US, somewhat informal
:with the help or assistance of
  • He wrote the story with an assist from his friend.

Word by Word Definitions

assist play
  1. : to give usually supplementary support or aid to

  2. : to give support or aid

  3. : to be present as a spectator

  1. : an act or action that helps someone : an act of assistance

  2. : the action (such as a throw or pass) of a player who enables a teammate to make a putout (as in baseball) or score a goal (as in basketball or hockey)

  3. : a mechanical or electromechanical device that provides assistance


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