Synonyms of 'assist'
in the sense of back
He is backed by the civic movement.
in the sense of benefit
to do or receive gooda variety of government schemes benefiting children
in the sense of boost
to encourage or improveWe need a big win to boost our confidence.
in the sense of ease
to make or become less difficult or severeThe information pack is designed to ease the process of making a will.
in the sense of encourage
to stimulate (something or someone) by approval or helpTheir task is to encourage private investment in Russia.
in the sense of expedite
to hasten the progress ofWe will do all we can to expedite the procedure
in the sense of forward
to advance or promoteHe forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
in the sense of further
to assist the progress of (something)Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
in the sense of promote
to work forHis country will do everything possible to promote peace.
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