Origin of assistance
Examples from the Web for assistance
It took a blow to the head from Clark and the assistance of three deputies to subdue her.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The ISI came to the CIA for assistance in fostering a revolt that had developed in the Afghan countryside against Communist rule.
They provide their own assistance and we are grateful to them for this.
At the time of the flight she had “regained her appetite” and was able to walk with assistance as well.Was Flying Hero Doctor With Ebola to the U.S. the Wrong Call?|Abby Haglage|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But officials gave the delegation no specific commitments and made no concrete promises of increased U.S. assistance.Yazidis Face Genocide by ISIS After U.S. Turns Away|Josh Rogin|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Time and accident had changed him; moreover, he could bring art to the assistance of nature.Lysbeth|H. Rider Haggard
All this assistance would not have been given to perhaps any other settlers.The Settlers in Canada|Frederick Marryat
"Bit of luck I call this, sir," he added, as with the assistance of Simon Quarle he got it onto his shoulders.The Cruise of the Make-Believes|Tom Gallon
Thank you, Marton; should I require your assistance I will write.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume
Ten of the Frenchmen only could be induced to promise their assistance.Paddy Finn|W. H. G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for assistance
Word Origin and History for assistance
early 15c., "act of helping or aiding," from Middle French assistance, from assister (see assist (v.)).