Definitions for Assistanceəˈsɪs təns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•sis•tanceəˈsɪs təns(n.)

  1. the act of assisting; help; aid; support.

Origin of assistance:

1375–1425; late ME assistence < ML

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. assistance(noun)əˈsɪs təns

    to help

    Do you need any assistance?; financial/humanitarian assistance


  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

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

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