Meaning of assistance

Definition of assistance

(noun) 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"
a person or thing that is a resource that helps make something easier or possible to do; "visual aids in teaching"; "his job was to give technical assistance over the phone"
gift of money or other material help to support a person or cause; "economic assistance to depressed areas"

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