assistance  

  • Pronunciation of assistance: AH0 S IH1 S T AH0 N S (ə'sɪstəns)

  • Number of syllables of assistance: 3

  • Pronunciation Video of assistance

  • Definition of assistance

    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance to depressed areas"  
  • Examples of assistance

    • I really appreciate your assistance and judiciousness.  
    • He made the appeal with the assistance of a neighbor.  
    • Research assistance and secretarial support is also provided.  
    • This assistance is for the life of the graduate.  
    • Going back further requires the assistance of the proxy.  
    • Frankopan sought the assistance of the pope.  
    • The assistance was very heterogeneous.  
    • Many thanks for both the incentive and the assistance.  
    • This assistance is for the life of the grad.  
    • You'll need the assistance of a good realtor.  

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