In a newspaper interview Sunday, he claimed the government had assisted the militants with arms and funds.
The acts ranged from the mundane to the unexpected: assisted a tourist with directions because he looked lost.
The models were assisted onto the platformed catwalk one-by-one, and their veils were lifted to reveal their faces.
Two LAPD patrol officers, who were in the area at the time, assisted Lalezary with detaining him.
Would Bashar al-Assad use chemical weapons against a NATO military operation like the one that assisted the Libyan opposition?
Together they lifted Berlin and assisted him to the house between them.
And then very gently he awakened her and assisted her to rise.
We changed position and assisted the 51st in repulsing the attack.
But as this republic was not assisted by the Yugoslav Government it only lasted for a week.
The friends of Cepheus, however, and those who assisted Perseus, were saved from the same fate by a previous warning of Perseus.
early 15c., from Middle French assister "to stand by, help, put, place, assist" (14c.), from Latin assistere "stand by, take a stand near, attend," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sistere "take a stand, cause to stand," from PIE *siste-, reduplicated form of root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Related: Assisted; assisting. Medical assisted suicide attested from 1884.
1570s, "an act of assistance," from assist (v.). In the sporting sense attested 1877 in baseball, 1925 in ice hockey.