We have put together a list of words that are similar to ASSISTANCE.

13 Alternative Words Similar to assistance

1 Aid Noun      Synonym Words Like Aid
2 Assist Noun      Synonym Words Like Assist
3 Help Noun      Synonym Words Like Help
4 Activity Noun      Synonym Words Like Activity
5 Resource Noun      Synonym Words Like Resource
6 Support Noun      Synonym Words Like Support
7 Encouragement Noun      Hyponym Words Like Encouragement
8 Facilitation Noun      Hyponym Words Like Facilitation
9 Relief Noun      Hyponym Words Like Relief
10 Hand Noun      Hyponym Words Like Hand
11 Comfort Noun      Hyponym Words Like Comfort
12 Service Noun      Hyponym Words Like Service
13 Lift Noun      Hyponym Words Like Lift

3 examples of assistance

1 could not walk without assistance
2 rescue party went to their aid
3 offered his help in unloading

10 definitions of assistance

1 The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support.
2 An assistant or helper; a body of helpers.
3 Persons present.
4 a resource
5 the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
6 The act of assisting.
7 Aid; help: financial assistance.
8 A being present; presence; attendance.
9 The persons present; spectators; audience.
10 Help; aid; furtherance; succor; a contribution in aid, by bodily strength or other means.
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