assisting

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈsɪstɪŋ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

assisting

  1. present participle of assist

Noun[edit]

assisting (plural assistings)

  1. assistance; help given
    • 1871, The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine
      [] through atonement for sin by the death of Christ the world has been blessed with a dispensation of helping influences — the gracious and altogether sufficient assistings of the Holy Ghost.

Adjective[edit]

assisting (comparative more assisting, superlative most assisting)

  1. (archaic) Helpful; auxiliary (to).
    • 1789, John Moore, Zeluco, Valancourt 2008, p. 105:
      In the meantime, he plainly perceived that she would not stoop to be directly assisting to his views on Laura.