What does assistance mean?

Definitions for assistance
əˈsɪs tənsas·sis·tance

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. assistance(Noun)

    Aid; help; the act or result of assisting.

    Etymology: assistance, from assistentia, from assisto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assistance(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistance.]

  2. Assistance(noun)

    an assistant or helper; a body of helpers

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistance.]

  3. Assistance(noun)

    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

How to pronounce assistance?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say assistance in sign language?

  1. assistance

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. Sebastian Coe:

    We know this is a stressful situation for many athletes and we are trying to provide meaningful assistance ... so they can continue to train for the competition season we have scheduled for August to October, and for next year's Olympics.

  2. Elisa Neira:

    We want our residents to be educated, to have access to competent immigration attorneys and nonprofit agencies, to have their documents and records in a safe place and not to fear seeking assistance from local police, schools and other agencies, when needed.

  3. Mike Kelly:

    When I started experiencing mild flu-like symptoms earlier this week, I consulted my primary care physician. My doctor ordered a test for COVID-19, which I obtained at the drive-through testing site at Butler Memorial Hospital. My test came back positive this afternoon. Thank you to my doctor Bill DiCuccio and the staff at Butler Memorial for their excellent care. My symptoms remain mild, and I will serve the 16th district from home until I fully recover. Additionally, my staff is tele-working and still available to constituents who need assistance.

  4. Belkacem Machane:

    Many people have walked from 10 km to 40 kms (6 to 25 miles). They are arriving in a state of shock, and urgently need food, shelter, water – assistance with their most basic needs, they have now reached the end of their rope.

  5. Neal Walker:

    This is a country, unlike many crisis countries, where there really is potential for people to pick up and continue with their lives, the humanitarian situation could be addressed very quickly if we had a sustainable peace. But right now we need that humanitarian assistance.

Images & Illustrations of assistance

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. elusive
    • B. unsealed
    • C. butch
    • D. appellative

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