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