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assist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of assist

  1. an act or instance of helping with an assist from his dad, the youngster built a doghouse any canine would be proud to call home Synonyms of assist abetment, aid, help, assistance, backing, boost, hand, helping hand, leg up, lift, supportWords Related to assist advancement, encouragement, facilitation, forwarding, furtherance, furthering, nurturance; benefaction, patronage, promotion, sponsorship; advice, care, counsel, guidance, mentoring; attendance, attention, hand-holding, service; beneficence, charity, favor, kindness, philanthropy; assuagement, palliation, relief, succorNear Antonyms of assist constraint, frustration, inhibition, interference, obstruction, repression, restraint; deterrence, discouragementAntonyms of assist hindrance


assist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of assist

  1. to provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end you can assist families in need by donating old clothes in good condition Synonyms of assist abet, aid, help, back, backstop, prop (up), supportWords Related to assist advance, ease, facilitate, forward, foster, further, launch; champion, endorse (also indorse), patronize, promote, sponsor; attend, care (for), comfort, minister (to), succor; sustain; bolster, boost, buttress, reinforce (also reenforce); advise, counsel, guide, mentor, nurture; bail out, deliver, rescue, save; embolden, encourage, hearten; benefit, favor, oblige, profit, serveNear Antonyms of assist balk, bar, block, constrain, hamper, handicap, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, restrain, strangle; baffle, foil, frustrate, inconvenience, interfere, oppose, sabotage, thwart; desert, disappoint, fail, let down; discourage, dishearten; repress, retard, stifle, straiten, stunt; damage, harm, hurt, injureAntonyms of assist hinder



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