Assistance and Obstruction


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

Obstruction is an antonym for assistance in help topic.

Nearby Words: assist, assistant, assisted, assisting


Obstruction noun - Something that makes movement or progress difficult.
Usage example: an obstruction in the drain has the water all backed up

Assistance is an antonym for obstruction in topics: hindrance, obstacle.

How words are described

public public assistance public obstruction
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Obstruction or Assistance. 2016. Accessed March 27, 2023.
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