Part of speech: verb

To give succor or support to; aid; help; relieve.

Part of speech: verb

To attend as a helper; act as assistant.

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Usage examples "assist":

  1. From the first moment the French had acknowledged that this would be to their own interest, and had promised to assist in that object to the extent of their power. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
  2. The elder girl bade him assist. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.
  3. But we'll do what we can to assist each other. - "McAllister and His Double", Arthur Train.