assist

  • 1 Assist — or ASSIST may refer to:In sport: *Action by a player leading to a score by another player: **Assist (basketball) **Assist (ice hockey) **Assist (football) (soccer) **Assist (water polo) *Assist (baseball) is awarded to every defensive player who… …

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  • 2 assist — UK US /əˈsɪst/ verb ► [I or T] to help somebody or help with something: assist (sb) with sth »The coordinator will assist the director with all aspects of event planning. assist (sb) in doing sth »The prospectus provides detailed information that …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 assist — I verb abet, accommodate, act as assistant to, administer to, afford aid, aid, auxiliari, back, be of help, be of use, come to the aid of, cooperate with, do a service, endorse, foster, furnish aid, further, give a hand, give aid, give support,… …

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  • 4 assist — has the same meaning as help, and shares the same grammatical constructions. In many contexts the two words are interchangeable, but help is usually preferable, assist being, in Fowler s term (1926), a ‘genteelism’ to be avoided. However, assist… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 Assist — As*sist , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assisting}.] [L. assistere; ad + sistere to cause to stand, to stand, from stare to stand: cf. F. assister. See {Stand}.] To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Assist — As*sist , v. i. 1. To lend aid; to help. [1913 Webster] With God not parted from him, as was feared, But favoring and assisting to the end. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting. [A Gallicism]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 assist — /ˈassist, ingl. əˈsɪst/ [lett. «assistere»] s. m. inv. passaggio da gol …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 8 assist — [n] help abetment, aid, assistance, backing, benefit, boost, collaboration, comfort, compensation, cooperation, facilitation, furtherance, hand, helping hand, lift, reinforcement, relief, service, support; concept 110 Ant. hindrance, hurt, stop,… …

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  • 9 assist — [ə sist′] vt. [ME assisten < OFr assister < L assistere < ad , to + sistere, to make stand < stare, to STAND] 1. to give help to; aid 2. to work with as a helper or assistant vi. to give help; aid n. 1. an instance or act of helping …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 assist — {{hw}}{{assist}}{{/hw}}(sport) Nel basket e nel calcio, ultimo passaggio che dà, a chi lo riceve, buone possibilità di segnare …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 11 assist — *help, aid Analogous words: *support, uphold, back, champion: profit, avail, *benefit: attend, *accompany, escort: cooperate, concur (see UNITE) Antonyms: hamper: impede Contrasted words: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 assist — ► VERB ▪ help (someone). ► NOUN chiefly N. Amer. ▪ an act of helping. ORIGIN Latin assistere take one s stand by …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 ASSIST — Logo ASSIST (American Secondary Schools for International Students) ist eine gemeinnützige Organisation, die ausschließlich Stipendien für einen Aufenthalt als Schüleraustausch an amerikanischen Privatschulen vermittelt. Die Stipendien werden an… …

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  • 14 assist — I UK [əˈsɪst] / US verb Word forms assist : present tense I/you/we/they assist he/she/it assists present participle assisting past tense assisted past participle assisted *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to help someone or something These… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 assist — I n. (colloq.) with an assist from II v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) to assist at, in, with (the young nurse was assisting at her first operation; to assist in the preparation of a report; to assist with the editing of a manuscript) 2) (formal, rare) (H)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Assist — Als Assist [əsˈist] (englisch) bezeichnet man eine Aktion bei verschiedenen Mannschaftssportarten, die nicht selbst direkt zum Erfolg führt, diesen aber unmittelbar vorbereitet. Deutsche Bezeichnungen dafür sind in etwa „Pass“ oder „Vorlage“,… …

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  • 17 assist — as|sist1 [ ə sıst ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to help someone or something: These measures were designed to assist people with disabilities. They eventually agreed to assist the investigation. The new technique will assist rapid… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 assist — [[t]əsɪ̱st[/t]] ♦♦♦ assists, assisting, assisted 1) VERB If you assist someone, you help them to do a job or task by doing part of the work for them. [V n to inf] Julia was assisting him to prepare his speech... [V n with n] The family decided to …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Assist — As|sịst 〈m. 6; Sp.〉 Pass beim Eishockey, Fuß od. Basketball, der zu einem Punktgewinn führt [zu engl. assist „assistieren, helfen“] * * * As|sist [ə sɪst ], der; s, s [engl. assist, zu: to assist = helfen; mitarbeiten < frz. assister < lat …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 assist — verb ADVERB ▪ greatly, materially (esp. AmE) ▪ We have been greatly assisted by individuals and organizations. ▪ ably ▪ She was ably assisted by a team of volunteers. ▪ …

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