assist

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Verb[change]

Plain form
assist

Third-person singular
assists

Past tense
assisted

Past participle
assisted

Present participle
assisting

  1. To help.
    She assisted the doctor.
    Nurses are available to assist the healing process.

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Noun[change]

Singular
assist

Plural
assists

  1. (sports) In basketball and some other sports, a pass to another player to let him or her score.
    He had eight assists in that game.