(noun, verb)


1. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

- he gave me an assist with the housework

- could not walk without assistance

Similar word(s): aid, assistance, help

Definition categories: act, activity

2. (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

Definition categories: act, maneuver, manoeuvre, play

Sentences with assist as a noun:

- The foundation gave a much needed assist to the shelter.

- He had two assists in the game.


1. give help or assistance; be of service

Similar word(s): aid, help

Definition categories: social, support

2. act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function

Definition categories: social, work

3. work for or be a servant to

- Is a salesperson assisting you?

Similar word(s): attend, serve

Definition categories: social, aid, assist, help

Sentences with assist as a verb:

- A great part of the nobility assisted to his opinion.