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assister

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

assist +‎ -er.

NounEdit

assister (plural assisters)

  1. One who assists; an assistant or helper.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin assistō.

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VerbEdit

assister

  1. (transitive) to assist, to aid
  2. (intransitive, followed by à) to attend, to be present
    Nous assistons au match.
    We're attending the match.
  3. (intransitive, followed by à) to witness, to observe

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin assistō.

VerbEdit

assister

  1. to be present
    • 1568, Les actes de la conference tenue a Paris ... 1566 entre deux Docteurs de Sorbonne et deux ministres de Calvin page 556
      Et davantage, il y a une difference entre assister aux prieres, & de participer à icelles
      And moreover, there is a difference between being present at prayers, and participating in them

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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assister

  1. imperative of assistere

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NounEdit

assister

  1. indefinite plural of assist