Definitions of assistance

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance to depressed areas" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An assistant or helper; a body of helpers. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Persons present. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Help; aid; succor; support. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Help: relief. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Help; aid; support; relief. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Help; aid; support. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Help; succour; aid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. n. Help; aid; furtherance; succour; relief. Cabinet Dictionary
  12. Help, furtherance. Complete Dictionary