Assistance definition

ə-sĭstəns
The act of assisting.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.

An example of assistance is when someone may walk a dog for someone who is ill and unable to do so.

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The act of assisting or the help given; aid.
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Aid; help.

Financial assistance.

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Aid; help; the act or result of assisting.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
assistance
Plural:
assistances

Origin of assistance

  • Middle French assistance, from Medieval Latin assistentia, from Latin assisto.

    From Wiktionary