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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Help given.

Usage examples (36)
  • The moon continues to glow without man's assistance.
  • If this approach is used, it is common to use temporary personnel to provide short-term assistance for this laborious task.
  • Could not walk without assistance
  • Economic assistance to depressed areas for more
Tutoring comment
  • Siblings are great "assistants" (helpers) for Saturday housekeeping chores, but they won't offer much "assistance" (aid) when you give them too many orders.
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