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Overview of noun assist

The noun assist has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) aid, assist, assistance, help

(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"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading")

2. (1) assist

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


Overview of verb assist

The verb assist has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (21) help, assist, aid

(give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

2. (4) assist

(act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function)

3. serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assist

(work for or be a servant to; "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years")

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