verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- Baseball. a play that helps to put out a batter or base runner.
- Basketball, Ice Hockey. a play that helps a teammate in gaining a goal.
- the official credit scored for such plays.
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The three riders who were most concerned about keeping up rented e-bikes, which have small, battery-powered motors to provide an assist on hills.On mountain bikes in the Utah desert, a college reunion like no other|John Briley|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Released amid the nation’s racial reckoning, the book immediately rocketed up bestseller lists with an assist from Oprah, who called it her most important book club pick ever.
The company has poured in details aimed at fleet customers, features like a standard driver assist with road edge detection, a drowsiness driver alert and pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking.Ford unveils the 2022 E-Transit, its $45,000 electric workhorse|Kirsten Korosec|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
In 2019, she had zero goals and zero assists in five matches after the World Cup, likely due to a combination of injury, fatigue and reacclimating herself to the league nearly 12 months after her last NWSL game.Sue Bird And Megan Rapinoe Have Gotten Better Together|Jenn Hatfield|November 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Fourteen increased or decreased their rebounding by less than one per game, and 15 did the same in assists.Do The WNBA’s Most Improved Players Keep Up Their Success?|Jenn Hatfield|October 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Strange is sometimes assisted by Wong, another monk gifted to Dr. Strange by The Ancient One.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The implication is that she might even have assisted her husband inflicting his superficial wounds.
He talks candidly about the saga, non-monogamy, assisted suicide, and why he is ‘bored’ of the gay actor debate.9 Must-Read Stories of Syria’s Tokyo Rose, Missing WMDs and #GamerGate: The Best of The Beast|William Boot|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a newspaper interview Sunday, he claimed the government had assisted the militants with arms and funds.
By contrast, Gallup found that a majority of Democrats believe that physician-assisted death is morally acceptable.The Beautiful Newlywed Who Made the Right Change Its Mind on Physician-Assisted Death|Samantha Allen|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market-place.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The wedding breakfast very much resembled the similar festivities at which most of us have assisted.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Robert assisted her into the hammock which swung from the post before her door out to the trunk of a tree.
He assisted in framing the federal constitution, and made himself useful to his country in various ways.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.
British Dictionary definitions for assist
- a pass or other action by a player which enables another player to score a goal
- a credit given for such an action