Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. assistĕre, to stand by—ad, to, sistĕre.
There is too heavy a sea running to allow of a boat with more hands being sent to our assistance.
"The Two Supercargoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Henry Raymond that day accompanied me and Herbert home, to assist, as he said, in carrying my presents.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
A boat instantly brought the surgeon and his assistants to inspect the dead and assist the living.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Newton consulted with his father relative to the disposal of the trunk; but Nicholas could assist him but little with his advice.
"Newton Forster" by Captain Frederick Marryat
How does your sublime highness propose to obtain your end; and in what manner can your slave assist to produce your wishes?
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
But think you I will remain here idly, when I can assist one who risks his life for me?
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
Notwithstanding the superciliousness of my friendly assistant, I still wrote verse, which was handed about the village as something wonderful.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
Bax assisted him, and in a few minutes both were hauled safely on board.
"The Lifeboat" by R.M. Ballantyne
Peter Poyas, it was said, had enlisted six hundred without assistance.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
During nearly the whole term of Miss Gilson's service she was in company with Mr. Fay and his assistants.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
From his gaze she turned, to borrow
Pride's assistance against sorrow—
God vouchsafes that scanty loan,
When He taketh all our own.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Friendship seeking thy assistance,
Gives to thee her pledge of love;
Thou shalt guard the sacred treasure,
Ever faithful wilt thou prove.
"To A Sheet Of Paper" by Elizabeth Bath
Then wild the Union to assist,
As regulars or volunteers,
The blacks rushed forward to enlist
'Midst thunder shouts and deafening cheers.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell
Then cautiously, I clambered down,
Assisted by fair Luna's light,
And when I gained my cot, and town,
Lo, 'twas the silent noon of night.
"The Youthful Villager And The Hermit" by James Madison Bell
Lord, listen to my loud complaint —
Refresh me kindly, lest I faint,
And turn to me thy radiant face:
For sweet is thy assisting Grace!
"Part Of The Sixty-Ninth Psalm" by Rees Prichard
"No, sir," said William, "though perplext
And much disturbed by my sister,
I in this matter of the text,
I thank my memory, can assist her.
"The Text" by Charles Lamb
According to several stories in the Russian press, Poland, with assistance from France and Germany, is going to construct its own system of missile defense.
TGU-Granville students assist officials in marking ducks.
Children attending were each provided an opportunity to assist Dept.
"Just a coincidence," Mickey, age 64, said of locating the outside assistance.
Hampton guard Anthony Barber plans to wrap up his recruiting visits the weekend of Sept 22nd and make a commitment by the end of October, according to Crabbers assistant coach Walter Brower Jr.
Barea had 21 points and five assists in 28 minutes for Minnesota, helping the Timberwolves overcome a weak shooting performance in their season opener and beat the Sacramento Kings 92-80 on Friday night.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Special Response Unit assisted in the search for suspects in a Pulaski County burglary.
Olympic High School baseball assistant coach Thomas Hunter gets his son Andrew, 3, lined up for a ground ball during a youth baseball clinic at Olympic High School.
Keegan Pascal, 8, does a few chin up assisted by Olympic High School baseball player Noel Torres during the youth baseball camp at Olympic High School on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 MEEGAN M REID/KITSAP SUN.
Lori Perkio, assistant director of the Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs subcommittee on disability assistance and memorial affairs.
The Associated Press Mavericks assistant Terry Stotts (left) with head coach Rick Carlisle, joins Blazers assistant Kaleb Canales as the final two candidates for the team's head coaching position.
WANTED 4-H Program Assistant UT Extension Service Bradley County The 4-H Program Assistant is responsible to the County Director in carrying out job assignments.
4-H Program Assistant UT Extension Service Bradley County The 4-H Program Assistant is responsible to the County Director in carrying out job assignments.
With just two weeks left to apply for assistance to pay heating bills, staff of Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program is gearing up for those who may have been putting off applying for assistance .
Leftfield Productions, based in Nyack, NY is looking for a part-time Production Assistant to assist in its busy production office.
To keep things interesting, we will give his assistant, Sphagnum, the option of inserting a ball into Magnus’ pattern whenever Magnus has a wait.
In the ﬁrst model, Magnus (or his assistant) will only throw to heights that would not lead to two balls landing at the same time.
Naser Ghodsi for their assistance on computational aspects of this work.
An appropriate candidate for exact distribution of closed random walks using quantum groups
The results in this chapter will assist us primarily when Φ is an ISAP (or a perturbed ISAP).
We thank Daniel Lidar, Jeff Lundeen and Kevin Resch for assistance and helpful discussions.
Diagnosis, prescription and prognosis of a Bell-state filter by quantum process tomography