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American English: /əˈsɪst/
British English: /əˈsɪst/

Translation of assist in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • asistir [formal]
    to assist somebody with/in something
    ayudar a alguien en algo
    asistir a alguien en algo [formal]
    a man is assisting the police with their inquiries
    la policía está interrogando a un sospechoso
    to assist somebody in -ing
    ayudar a alguien a + infinitive
    she assisted them in organizing the conference
    los ayudó a organizar la conferencia
    Example sentences
    • She has also assisted at blood donor sessions in the town, and only stopped doing that in March.
    • She also very graciously assisted in the awards presentation that was done around the pool on the Saturday evening.
    • No subtitles are present to assist, although they would be welcome when the Australian accents are prevalent.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (help)to assist with/in something
    ayudar en algo
    Example sentences
    • Davis said the police were assisting the people to transport their belongings to their various homes and would also assist in the clean-up.
    • Likewise he is banned from encouraging, inciting or assisting any person to commit any acts of anti-social behaviour.
    • The sickness and invalids benefit strategy is showing encouraging results in assisting people to recover and return to employment.
    Example sentences
    • I would urge anyone who has information which could assist police to come forward.
    • In urging the public to assist the police with information, Paul said crime was the business of all law-abiding persons.
    • There is no general obligation on health professionals to disclose confidential information in order to assist the police with the investigation of crimes.
  • 2 (be present) [formal]to assist at something
    asistir a algo


  • 1 (Sport)
    Example sentences
    • During the first couple decades of the 20th century, box scores listed individual assists and putouts but not RBI.
    • Ironically, his largest splash was made with his arm, as he had two outfield assists in just five games.
    • You don't have to rely on teammates for an assist, there's no variance in the shot's distance, and there is no defender.
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