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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assist  \As*sist"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Assisted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Assisting}.]  [L.  assistere  ad  +  sistere  to  cause  to 
  stand  to  stand  from  stare  to  stand:  cf  F.  assister.  See 
  {Stand}.] 
  To  give  support  to  in  some  undertaking  or  effort,  or  in  time 
  of  distress;  to  help;  to  aid;  to  succor. 
 
  Assist  me  knight.  I  am  undone!  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  help;  aid;  second  back  support;  relieve;  succor; 
  befriend;  sustain;  favor.  See  {Help}. 




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