Synonyms of 'assist'
to give help or supportThey decided to assist me with my chores.
If you're not willing to help me, I'll find somebody who will.
He is backed by the civic movement.
He supported the hardworking people.
a variety of government schemes benefiting children
a software system to aid managers in decision-making
Their task is to encourage private investment in Russia.
a programme to relieve poor countries
We shall strike hard at terrorists and those who abet them.
The money would be used to succour evicted families.
lend a hand to,
lend a helping hand to,
give a leg up to (informal)
a chemical that assists in the manufacture of proteins
The new airport will facilitate the development of tourism.
Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
soldiers who have served their country well
Calcium may aid the prevention of dental decay.
He forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
We need a big win to boost our confidence.
The information pack is designed to ease the process of making a will.
I am sustained by letters of support.
This sense of privilege tends to be reinforced by the outside world.
pave the way for,
We will do all we can to expedite the procedure
oil the wheels,
smooth the path of,
assist the progress of
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in the sense of abet
to help or encourage in wrongdoingWe shall strike hard at terrorists and those who abet them.
in the sense of aid
to help financially or in other waysa software system to aid managers in decision-making
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