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assist

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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assist

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of assist (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of assist was in the 15th century

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“Assist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assist. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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