Definition of "Assist" :
noun: (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
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."
verb: act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function
verb: work for or be a servant to
"Is a salesperson assisting you?."
verb: give help or assistance; be of service