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 franchise has built its offense and defense around him, signed his brother Thanasis and built a new arena with a big assist from local taxpayers.The Bucks bungled free agency. Now they wait for Giannis Antetokounmpo to decide.|Ben Golliver|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
In just 74 days of games, we saw A’ja Wilson outduel Breanna Stewart for Most Valuable Player, Courtney Vandersloot and Sue Bird set single-game assist records, and many other players surprise us with their improved performance from a season ago.Do The WNBA’s Most Improved Players Keep Up Their Success?|Jenn Hatfield|October 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
On the other hand, mid-drive systems operate more efficiently, so they have a better range and often a more natural-feeling assist.Do You Want to Buy an E-Cargo Bike? Read This First.|Joe Lindsey|August 30, 2020|Outside Online
We’ve already examined how James has turned himself into one of the best point guards in the league this year, with a career high in assists per game.What Can LeBron’s Previous Top-Seeded Teams Tell Us About This One?|Andres Waters|August 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Meanwhile, Bird is one of the best leaders in the league and holds the all-time records for assists and games played.Will The Mystics Repeat? Will The Storm Surge? What To Watch In The WNBA Bubble.|Jenn Hatfield|July 23, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
CD Global Strategies reported earning $30,000 for the Burkina Faso work and $100,000 for assisting Togo.
The article also suggested that aid to those areas is assisting ISIS in its state-building ambitions.
They began assisting whomever they could and made plans to fight this blaze on high.
In 1998, he became a regular Tuesday fixture, assisting viewers in relationship issues and offering general life advice.
Everybody involved in assisting the Malaysians has been very tight-lipped about what is going on.
The inhabitants were cowering upon the floor, playing with the children, or assisting one another to get rid of their vermin.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
That crack down in the back lane at Edmonton, Blathers, said Mr. Duff, assisting his colleagues memory.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
In assisting at a wedding at church, if you are one of the bridesmaids, wear white, a white bonnet but no veil.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
The members were all seated, but they rose; the President, the Inquisitor, and two assisting Judges.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
A number of college boys waiting to be returned home had offered their services and were assisting the clerks in their work.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
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