Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb assist

3 senses of assist

Sense 1
help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")
       => support, back up -- (give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up")

Sense 2
assist -- (act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function)
       => work -- (exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor")

Sense 3
serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assist -- (work for or be a servant to; "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years")
       => help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

Antonyms of adj assisted

1 sense of assisted

Sense 1
assisted (vs. unassisted), aided -- (having help; often used as a combining form)

unassisted (vs. assisted) -- (lacking help)
        => naked -- ((of the eye or ear e.g.) without the aid of an optical or acoustical device or instrument; "visible to the naked eye")
        => unaided -- (carried out without aid or assistance; "his first unaided walk through the park")

Similarity of adj assisted

1 sense of assisted

Sense 1
assisted (vs. unassisted), aided -- (having help; often used as a combining form)
       => motor-assisted -- (relying on an engine for propulsion in addition to muscle power; "a motor-assisted bicycle")
       => power-assisted -- (supplementing or replacing manual effort; "power-assisted steering")

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