assist

assist as∙sist verb 1. assist (sb) (in / with sth) | assist (sb) (in doing sth) to help sb to do sth • 帮助;协助;援助: ▪ [VN]
»Weˈll do all we can to assist you.
我们要尽量帮助你。
»We will assist you in finding somewhere to live.
我们将帮你找个住的地方。
»The play was directed by Mike Johnson, assisted by Sharon Gale.
该剧由迈克 · 约翰逊导演,沙伦 · 盖尔为助理导演。
»Two men are assisting the police with their enquiries (= are being questioned by the police).
有两个人正配合警方的询问。
▪ [VN to inf]
»a course to assist adults to return to the labour market
成人重返劳工市场的辅导班
▪ [V]
»Anyone willing to assist can contact this number.
凡愿协助者可拨此号码联系。
»We are looking for people who would be willing to assist in the groupˈs work.
我们正寻找愿意协助该团体工作的人。
2. [VN] to help sth to happen more easily • 促进:
»activities that will assist the decision-making process
促进决策进程的活动
noun • an action in hockey , baseball , etc. in which a player helps another player on the same team to score a goal or point • (曲棍球等)助攻;(棒球等)助杀
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[ә'sist]
v. 援助, 幫助

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  • Assist — or ASSIST may refer to:In sport: *Action by a player leading to a score by another player: **Assist (basketball) **Assist (ice hockey) **Assist (football) (soccer) **Assist (water polo) *Assist (baseball) is awarded to every defensive player who… …   Wikipedia

  • assist — UK US /əˈsɪst/ verb ► [I or T] to help somebody or help with something: assist (sb) with sth »The coordinator will assist the director with all aspects of event planning. assist (sb) in doing sth »The prospectus provides detailed information that …   Financial and business terms

  • assist — I verb abet, accommodate, act as assistant to, administer to, afford aid, aid, auxiliari, back, be of help, be of use, come to the aid of, cooperate with, do a service, endorse, foster, furnish aid, further, give a hand, give aid, give support,… …   Law dictionary

  • assist — has the same meaning as help, and shares the same grammatical constructions. In many contexts the two words are interchangeable, but help is usually preferable, assist being, in Fowler s term (1926), a ‘genteelism’ to be avoided. However, assist… …   Modern English usage

  • Assist — As*sist , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assisting}.] [L. assistere; ad + sistere to cause to stand, to stand, from stare to stand: cf. F. assister. See {Stand}.] To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assist — As*sist , v. i. 1. To lend aid; to help. [1913 Webster] With God not parted from him, as was feared, But favoring and assisting to the end. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting. [A Gallicism]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assist — /ˈassist, ingl. əˈsɪst/ [lett. «assistere»] s. m. inv. passaggio da gol …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • assist — [n] help abetment, aid, assistance, backing, benefit, boost, collaboration, comfort, compensation, cooperation, facilitation, furtherance, hand, helping hand, lift, reinforcement, relief, service, support; concept 110 Ant. hindrance, hurt, stop,… …   New thesaurus

  • assist — [ə sist′] vt. [ME assisten < OFr assister < L assistere < ad , to + sistere, to make stand < stare, to STAND] 1. to give help to; aid 2. to work with as a helper or assistant vi. to give help; aid n. 1. an instance or act of helping …   English World dictionary

  • assist — {{hw}}{{assist}}{{/hw}}(sport) Nel basket e nel calcio, ultimo passaggio che dà, a chi lo riceve, buone possibilità di segnare …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • assist — *help, aid Analogous words: *support, uphold, back, champion: profit, avail, *benefit: attend, *accompany, escort: cooperate, concur (see UNITE) Antonyms: hamper: impede Contrasted words: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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