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Assist vs. Advise

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Assistverb

To help.

Adviseverb

(transitive) To give advice to; to offer an opinion to, as worthy or expedient to be followed.

‘The dentist advised me to brush three times a day.’;

Assistverb

(sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.

Adviseverb

(transitive) To recommend; to offer as advice.

‘The dentist advised brushing three times a day.’;

Assistverb

(medicine) To help compensate for what is missing with the help of a medical technique or therapy.

Adviseverb

(transitive) To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with of before the thing communicated.

‘We were advised of the risk.’; ‘The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.’;

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Assistverb

(archaic) To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion).

‘A great part of the nobility assisted to his opinion.’;

Adviseverb

(intransitive) To consider, to deliberate.

Assistverb

(archaic) To attend at}}

Adviseverb

To look at, watch; to see.

Assistnoun

A helpful action or an act of giving.

‘The foundation gave a much needed assist to the shelter.’;

Adviseverb

To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed; to counsel; to warn.

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Assistnoun

(sports) The act of helping another player score points or goals

Adviseverb

To give information or notice to; to inform; - with of before the thing communicated; as, we were advised of the risk.

‘Bid thy master well advise himself.’;

Assistnoun

(soccer) A decisive pass made to the goal scorer

Adviseverb

To consider; to deliberate.

‘Advise if this be worth attempting.’;

Assistnoun

(baseball) A defensive play, allowing a teammate to record a putout.

‘He had two assists in the game.’;

Adviseverb

To take counsel; to consult; - followed by with; as, to advise with friends.

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Assistverb

To give support to in some undertaking or effort, or in time of distress; to help; to aid; to succor.

‘Assist me, knight. I am undone!’;

Adviseverb

give advice to;

‘The teacher counsels troubled students’; ‘The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud’;

Assistverb

To lend aid; to help.

‘With God not parted from him, as was feared,But favoring and assisting to the end.’;

Adviseverb

give information or notice to;

‘I advised him that the rent was due’;

Assistverb

To be present as a spectator; as, to assist at a public meeting.

Adviseverb

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Assistnoun

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’;

Adviseverb

offer suggestions about the best course of action to someone

‘we advise against sending cash by post’; ‘I advised him to go home’; ‘he advised caution’;

Assistnoun

(sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

Adviseverb

recommend

‘sleeping pills are not advised’;

Assistverb

give help or assistance; be of service;

‘Everyone helped out during the earthquake’; ‘Can you help me carry this table?’; ‘She never helps around the house’;

Adviseverb

inform (someone) about a fact or situation in a formal or official way

‘you will be advised of the requirements’; ‘the lawyer advised the court that his client wished to give evidence’;

Assistverb

act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function

Assistverb

work for or be a servant to;

‘May I serve you?’; ‘She attends the old lady in the wheelchair’; ‘Can you wait on our table, please?’; ‘Is a salesperson assisting you?’; ‘The minister served the King for many years’;

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