- to give help or support to (a person, cause, etc); aid
- to work or act as an assistant or subordinate to (another)
- US Canadian the act of helping; aid; assistance
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
as•sist /əˈsɪst/USA pronunciation v.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
as•sist (ə sist′),USA pronunciation v.t.
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assist /əˈsɪst/ vb
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Collocations: [had, got] [five] assists, [had] [five] assists in the game, [had] [five] assists that game, more...
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