What does assistance mean?

Definitions for assistance
əˈsɪs tənsas·sis·tance

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"

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?

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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. The State Department:

    Northern Triangle, we are carrying out the President's direction and ending FY (fiscal year) 2017 and FY 2018 foreign assistance programs for the Northern Triangle.

  2. 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.

  3. Staff Mark Meadows:

    Democratic leaders are eager for an expansive agreement, as are PresidentTrump and top Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. But perhaps one half of Senate Republicans, mostly conservatives and those not facing difficult races this fall, are likely to oppose any deal. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson weighs in on the potential ‘ phase 4 ’ coronavirus relief bill on ‘ Sunday Morning Futures. ’ Prior talks had yielded little progress and Saturdays cautious optimism was a break from gloomy private assessments among GOP negotiators. The administration is willing to extend the newly expired $ 600 jobless benefit, at least in the short term, but is balking at other Democratic demands like aid for state and local governments, food stamp increases, and assistance to renters and homeowners. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said restoring the $ 600 supplemental jobless benefit is critically important to Trump. Were still a long ways apart and I dont want to suggest that a deal is imminent because it is not.

  4. Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser:

    Out of the Department of Housing and Community Development... is tenant based rental assistance for individuals, using $ 1.5 million in federal home funds, DCHD( Department of Housing and Community Development) will provide rental assistance to low-income tenant households sitting in properties facing significant financial impact as a result of Covid-19.

  5. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder:

    Assistance from our federal partners could go a long way in moving Flint forward.

Images & Illustrations of assistance

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