transitive verb

Help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work.

a senior academic would assist him in his work

help,aid,abet,lend a hand to,lend a helping hand to,give assistance to,be of use to,oblige,accommodate,serve,be of service to,do someone a service,do someone a favour,do someone a good turn,bail someone out,come to someone’s rescue


An act of helping, typically by providing money.

the budget must have an assist from tax policies