HyperDic: assistance

English > 3 senses of the word assistance:
NOUNactassistance, aid, assist, helpthe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
attributeassistance, aid, helpa resource
possessionassistance, aid, economic aid, financial aid, financial assistance, economic assistancemoney to support a worthy person or cause
assistance > pronunciation
Soundsahsih'stahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > assistance: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.
Example "could not walk without assistance"
Synonymsaid, assist, help
NarroweraccommodationThe act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
boost, encouragementThe act of giving hope or support to someone
comfortAssistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal
facilitationAct of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
hand, helping handPhysical assistance
liftThe act of giving temporary assistance
recourse, resort, refugeAct of turning to for assistance
relief, succor, succour, ministrationAssistance in time of difficulty
self-helpThe act of helping or improving yourself without relying on anyone else
serviceAn act of help or assistance
supportAiding the cause or policy or interests of
thanksWith the help of or owing to
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishasistencia, auxilio, ayuda, socorro
Catalanajuda, ajut, assistència
Verbsassistgive help or assistance
English > assistance: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA resource.
Synonymsaid, help
BroaderresourceA source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
Spanishasistencia, ayuda, recurso, soporte
Catalanajuda, ajut, assistència, suport
English > assistance: 3 senses > noun 3, possession
Meaningmoney to support a worthy person or cause.
Synonymsaid, economic aid, financial aid, financial assistance, economic assistance
Narrowerfellowshipmoney granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
foreign aidAid (such as economic or military assistance) provided to one nation by another
grantAny monetary aid
grant-in-aidA grant to a person or school for some educational / educational project
philanthropy, philanthropic giftVoluntary promotion of human welfare
scholarshipFinancial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
social welfare, welfare, public assistancegovernmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
traineeshipFinancial aid that enables you to get trained for a specified job
BroadergiftSomething acquired without compensation
Spanishapoyo, auxilio, ayuda exterior, ayuda financiera, ayuda, ayudante
Catalanajuda, ajut financer, suport

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