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1. assist

verb. ['əˈsɪst'] give help or assistance; be of service.

Synonyms

  • help
  • aid
  • abet
  • support
  • abet
  • succour
  • attend
  • hasten
  • facilitate
  • subserve
  • expedite
  • care
  • avail
  • succor
  • ease
  • help out
  • wait on
  • alleviate
  • benefact
  • serve
  • give care
  • attend to
  • back up
  • bootstrap

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

Etymology

  • assister (French)
  • assistere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Assist

  • preexist
  • reminisced
  • coexist
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • consist
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • persist
  • insist
  • exist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • wrist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • rist
  • pissed
  • nist

How do you pronounce assist?

Pronounce assist as əˈsɪst.

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Sentences with assist


1. Verb, base form
Steam can be used to assist in shaping as well, depending upon the hat.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The triceps and traps also assist the shoulders during the military press exercise.

Quotes about assist


1. Why did Mother ask you to help me rescue Gelsi?"I asked Leif."She thought I could assist you in some way. Instead, I had tried to-""Kill me? You can join the 'I Want to Kill Yelena Guild.' I hear they have sixmembers in good standing.Valek is president since he had wanted to kill me twice."--Yelena to Leif
- Maria V. Snyder, Magic Study

2. At the moment of commitment the entire universe conspires to assist you.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

2. gravity-assist

noun. (spaceflight) a trajectory that passes close to a planetary body in order to gain energy from its gravitational field.

Synonyms

  • trajectory

Antonyms

  • international flight
  • uncreativeness

3. assist

verb. ['əˈsɪst'] act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function.

Synonyms

  • abet
  • protect

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • assister (French)
  • assistere (Latin)

4. assist

noun. ['əˈsɪst'] (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • play

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • act
  • forbid

Etymology

  • assister (French)
  • assistere (Latin)

5. assist

noun. ['əˈsɪst'] the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.

Synonyms

  • help
  • aid
  • abet
  • succour
  • support
  • activity
  • thanks
  • accommodation
  • boost
  • succor
  • service
  • refuge
  • lift
  • ministration
  • facilitation
  • recourse
  • comfort
  • encouragement
  • assistance
  • self-help
  • resort
  • relief
  • helping hand
  • hand

Antonyms

  • hinder
  • disservice
  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • assister (French)
  • assistere (Latin)

6. assist

verb. ['əˈsɪst'] work for or be a servant to.

Synonyms

  • help
  • serve
  • aid
  • valet
  • fag
  • attend to
  • attend

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

Etymology

  • assister (French)
  • assistere (Latin)
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