Definition of assist :
1. To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting.
2. To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of distress; to help; to aid; to succor.
3. To lend aid; to help.
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benefit (part of speech: verb)
mediate (part of speech: verb)
facilitate (part of speech: verb)
give (part of speech: verb)
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rescue (part of speech: verb)
aid (part of speech: verb)
assist (part of speech: verb)
serve (part of speech: verb)
- If you will assist me- as I beg you to do- you must be content to follow my guidance and instructions without question, and remain, as you call it, in the dark, until the time comes for all to be told." - "The Crooked House", Brandon Fleming.
- Though they would have preferred seeing the end of the " fun," as they called it, they felt that it was their duty to stop and assist him. - "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.
- Satisfied with this explanation, she suffered me to assist her into the carriage. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.