What does Assistance mean?

Definitions for Assistance
əˈsɪs tənsAssis·tance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aid, assist, assistance, helpnoun

    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, helpnoun

    a resource

    "visual aids in teaching"

Wiktionary

  1. assistancenoun

    Aid; help; the act or result of assisting.

    Etymology: assistance, from assistentia, from assisto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assistancenoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistance.]

  2. Assistancenoun

    an assistant or helper; a body of helpers

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistance.]

  3. Assistancenoun

    persons present

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistance.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. assistance

    Aid or help: strongly enjoined to be given whenever a signal is made requiring it.

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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Numerology

  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

Examples of Assistance in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Brinkman:

    Excitement for Tesla CEO Elon Musk is so high, they don't need anyone else's assistance.

  2. Thomas Waldhauser:

    They certainly have not given them a lot of financial assistance. So the point being is that perhaps improvement in tradecraft, in training and the like.

  3. Jonathan Cunliffe:

    12 million people out of the total population of 26 million need food assistance now and this number will continue to increase, there is no doubt food stocks have been run down. In Aden there is virtually nothing left. Wheat prices have quadrupled across the country. There is no purchasing power.

  4. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    I still want to know why the policies and procedures for transport were not followed, i still want to know why none of the officers called for immediate medical assistance despite Mr. Gray's apparent pleas.

  5. Richard Neal:

    The Trump administration's tone deaf relief proposal fails to include the robust assistance Americans need to survive the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

Images & Illustrations of Assistance

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