English noun: assistance
|1.||assistance (act) the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose|
|Samples||He gave me an assist with the housework.|
Could not walk without assistance.
Rescue party went to their aid.
Offered his help in unloading.
|Synonyms||aid, assist, help|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accommodation, boost, comfort, encouragement, facilitation, hand, helping hand, lift, ministration, recourse, refuge, relief, resort, self-help, service, succor, succour, support, thanks|
|2.||assistance (attribute) a resource|
|Samples||Visual aids in teaching.|