assist Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "assist" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

assistverb [I/T]

 us   /əˈsɪst/
to take action to help someone or support something: [T] The company said it would assist workers in finding new jobs. [I] No one knew where my grandfather was, and many came to assist in the search.
assistance
noun [U]  us   /əˈsɪs·təns/
With some financial assistance, we’ll be able to start our own business.
Translations of “assist”
in Arabic يُساعِد…
in Korean 돕다…
in Malaysian membantu…
in French aider, assister…
in Turkish yardım etmek…
in Italian assistere, aiutare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, 協助, 援助…
in Russian помогать…
in Polish pomagać, służyć pomocą…
in Vietnamese hỗ trợ…
in Spanish ayudar…
in Portuguese ajudar, auxiliar, assistir…
in Thai ช่วย…
in German helfen…
in Catalan assistir, ajudar…
in Japanese (~を)手伝う, 援助する…
in Indonesian membantu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, 协助, 援助…
(Definition of assist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of assist?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “assist” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More