Word of the Day: Assist

as-sist / /ə-sist/ Verb: 1. to aid or help To preserve a friend three things are necessary: to honor him present, praise him when he is absent, and assist him in his necessities. Italian proverb Noun: 1. (Sports) a statistical unit that records the action between teammates that resulted in a scoring play or an out One score makes happy one player, one assist makes happy two. Toni Kukoc 1968-