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Synonyms for assist

Synonyms for (noun) assist

Synonyms: assist Definition: (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, play Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

Synonyms: aid, assist, assistance, help Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms for (verb) assist

Synonyms: assist Definition: act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function

Similar words: work Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

Synonyms: assist, attend, attend to, wait on, serve Definition: work for or be a servant to Usage: 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

Similar words: assist, aid, help Definition: give help or assistance; be of service Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house

Synonyms: assist, aid, help Definition: give help or assistance; be of service Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house

Similar words: back up, support Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to Usage: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up