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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·sist /əˈsɪst/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 as·sist /əˈsɪst/ 及物動詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]