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-