The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.noun
An example of assistance is when someone may walk a dog for someone who is ill and unable to do so.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME & OFr < ML assistentia: see assist
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- The act of assisting.
- Aid; help: financial assistance.