Definition of 'assist'
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He scored one and assisted the other. The Sun (2016)How many goals and assists has he got? The Sun (2016)He has scored three and assisted three. The Sun (2016)He is improving himself and it is good for him to score goals and make assists. The Sun (2016)The England star has got four strikes himself and has provided another two assists. The Sun (2016)He would always assist British teams and investigators when they came here to search. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have notched two assists and two goals, compared with none for their predecessors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He leads the Prem for combined goals and assists. The Sun (2016)The football brain still is though, the natural instinct to score and assist was on display for all to see here. The Sun (2016)I got a lot of game time, got some assists and goals. The Sun (2017)The next task is to assist in identifying the specific areas of conflict. Christianity Today (2000)What better way of assisting this process than by continuing his original act of piety? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are assisting his family at this difficult time. The Sun (2013)He was gentle with her and many times his helping arm assisted her on her way. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEDid not provide a single assist or score a goal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To allow medically assisted suicide is another. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We plunge into the jungle to assist the research team in search of snakes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What will it aid or assist in doing? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Great win and happy with my goal and assist! The Sun (2014)An intuitive moon helps you give the right advice in a tactful way and assist a relative. The Sun (2011)She might have made a bold stand to assist the family to whom she owed so much. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)His reputation will greatly assist us in these endeavours. Kevin Keegan - Black and White (1993)He added a goal and yet another assist to his tally. The Sun (2015)No reserve rider has yet been called up to assist the depleted team. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is expected that students will still be given an overall score to assist employers in assessing their abilities. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And two second-half assists helped make it a reality. The Sun (2015)Remember, "helps "means only that the medicine will aid or assist. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)They are scoring goals, making assists and you can tell how much they are enjoying it. The Sun (2015)It is also designed to assist family and friends, because strokes do affect them as well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has also scored and assisted in his last two Cup games. The Sun (2013)Traffic jam assist helps the driver to maintain the distance to the vehicle ahead and helps to keep the vehicle centred in the lane. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is intelligent on the pitch, can make good passes, assists for goals and score himself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'assist'
British English: assist VERB
If you assist someone, you help them to do a job or task by doing part of the work for them.
The family decided to assist me with my chores.
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