Synonyms of assist in English:

assist


See definition of assist

verb

1‘I spend much of my time assisting the chef’

SYNONYMS

help, aid, abet, lend a hand to, lend a helping hand to, give assistance to, be of use to, oblige, accommodate, serve, be of service to, do someone a service, do someone a favour, do someone a good turn, bail someone out, come to someone's rescue

cooperate with, collaborate with, work with

succour, encourage, support, back, back up, second, be a tower of strength to

informal pitch in with, get someone out of a tight spot, save someone's bacon, save someone's skin, give someone a leg up

British informal muck in with, get stuck in with

ANTONYMS

hinder

2‘the exchange rates assisted the massive expansion of trade’

SYNONYMS

facilitate, aid, ease, make easier, expedite, spur, promote, boost, give a boost to, benefit, foster, encourage, stimulate, precipitate, accelerate, advance, further, forward, help along, contribute to, be a factor in, smooth the way for, clear a path for, open the door for, oil the wheels of

informal jack up, hike, hike up

ANTONYMS

impede