Synonyms for assisting

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"Well, go in," directed the woman, giving Sami an assisting push.

The moments in which Ormond was occupied in assisting him were the least painful.

He relieved his feelings by storming at the hospital steward who was assisting him.

He has been experimenting in mathematical physics, and I have been assisting him.

Fourthly, your animating and assisting of others to such endeuours.

Mr. H., on the contrary, contended that he was a party aiding and assisting.

Can I be of any service in assisting you to pack up, Mrs. Lee?

He was tired of discussing terms, of assisting at surveys, of all the routine of the business.

"It shall be whatever you decide for it," said he, assisting her with her shawl as he spoke.

When he gave, he gave all that he had; he had no notion of aiding or assisting.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French assister "to stand by, help, put, place, assist" (14c.), from Latin assistere "stand by, take a stand near, attend," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sistere "take a stand, cause to stand," from PIE *siste-, reduplicated form of root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Related: Assisted; assisting. Medical assisted suicide attested from 1884.

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