as·sist /əˈsɪst/ 及物動詞
As·sist v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Assisting.] To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of distress; to help; to aid; to succor.
Assist me, knight. I am undone! --Shak.
Syn: -- To help; aid; second; back; support; relieve; succor; befriend; sustain; favor. See Help.
As·sist, v. i.
1. To lend aid; to help.
With God not parted from him, as was feared,
But favoring and assisting to the end. --Milton.
2. To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting. [A Gallicism]
n 1: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or
furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an
assist with the housework"; "could not walk without
assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered
his help in unloading" [syn: aid, assistance, help]
2: (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good
v 1: give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out
during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this
table?"; "She never helps around the house" [syn: help,
2: act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
3: work for or be a servant to; "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" [syn: serve,
attend to, wait on, attend]