(sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
"he gave me an assist with the housework"
"could not walk without assistance"
"rescue party went to their aid"
"offered his help in unloading"
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"
- attend to - wait on
act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
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"