What does Assistance mean?

Definitions for Assistanceəˈsɪs təns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Assistance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aid, assist, assistance, help(noun)

    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"

  2. aid, assistance, help(noun)

    a resource

    "visual aids in teaching"


  1. assistance(Noun)

    Aid; help; the act or result of assisting.

  2. Origin: assistance, from assistentia, from assisto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assistance(noun)

    the act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support

  2. Assistance(noun)

    an assistant or helper; a body of helpers

  3. Assistance(noun)

    persons present

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. assistance.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2346

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3866

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistance' in Nouns Frequency: #1049


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assistance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assistance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Metzger:

    We welcome any assistance we can get and are grateful for the assistance of the DOJ.

  2. Maurice Hulst:

    We all of us need assistance. Those who sustain others themselves want to be sustained.

  3. Carrie Chapman Catt:

    To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.

  4. Saint Francis de Sales:

    Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.

  5. State Antony Blinken:

    But it's also important to have in mind that the Ukrainians should be able to defend themselves and we provided significant security assistance, defensive, non-lethal security assistance to Ukraine to do just that.

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