Assistance and Help


Assistance noun - An act or instance of helping.
Usage example: thank you for your assistance in helping me change my flat tire

Help is a synonym for assistance in aid topic. In some cases you can use "Help" instead the word "Assistance" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like deed, health, relief. popular alternative

Nearby Words: assist, assistant, assisted, assisting


Help noun - An act or instance of helping.
Usage example: I could use your help getting this tire back on the car

Assistance is a synonym for help in deed topic. You can use "Assistance" instead a noun "Help", if it concerns topics such as relief. popular alternative

Nearby Words: helpful, helped, helpless, helper, helping

How words are described

good good assistance good help
direct direct assistance direct help
legal legal assistance legal help
proper proper assistance proper help
Other adjectives: divine, real, little, supernatural, professional, immediate, psychological, outside, minimal, military, extra, additional, unwanted, occasional, external, covert, financial, magical, medical, technological.

Both words in one sentence

  • Bad Samaritan Posing as a friendly midwife, she gets close to pregnant Snow and offers help and assistance with her pregnancy.
    Source: Bad Samaritan
  • Series / Water Rats Gondor Calls for Aid: The WP sometimes calls on the assistance of the Royal Australian Navy combat divers to help them search things underwater.
  • A Friend in Need Victor weighs whether to help the ship even at the price of risking the universe because of this assistance; Colin refuses to not help.
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Help or Assistance. 2016. Accessed March 27, 2023.
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