Reverse Dictionary: ASS – ASSN

ASS – ADJECTIVES
– belonging to an ass; having the qualities characteristic of an ass; asinine, obstinate, stupid, doltish ASINARY 1731 obs.

ASS – INTERJECTIONS
– a call to asses DICKY! Bk1900 Eng. dial.

ASS – NOUNS
– a ‘company’ or herd of asses PACE 1486 obs.
– a female ass MALLY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a jackass or mule JASS 1965 Amer. dial.
– a jackass or mule JASSACK 1845 Amer. dial.
– a jackass or mule JASS-ASS 1965 Amer. dial.
– a jackass or mule JASS-ONKEY 1965 Amer. dial.
– a male ass DICK-UP 1855 Eng. dial.
– a male ass, a jackass DICK-ASS 1834 Eng. dial.
– a male ass; a donkey JACKASS 1727
– an animal with a mottled coat, as an ass or horse DAPPLE a1635
– an ass ASNEGER;  ASSEGAR;  ASSINEGOASSNEGER 1790 Eng. dial.
– an ass ASSOL 1870 Ireland
– an ass BALAAM Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– an ass JERUSALEM-PONY 1842 sl.
– an ass MOGUST Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– an ass NED 1658 colloq.
– an ass NEDDY 1658 colloq.
– an ass RANTIPIKERANTISPIKE 1851 Eng. dial.
– an ass, a donkey DICKEY;  DICKY 1781 Eng. dial.
– an ass, a donkey DICKY-ASS 1864 Eng. dial.
– an ass, a donkey FUSSOCK 1886 Eng. dial.
– an ass, a donkey LONG-LUGS a1748 Sc.
– an ass, a donkey MOKE 1839 Eng. dial. & sl.
– an ass; a donkey GUDDHA Bk1892 Anglo-Indian sl.
– a riding on an ass ASSMANSHIP 1788 rare
– a riding on an ass, as demonstrated by a woman ASSWOMANSHIP 1803 obs. rare
– a she-ass JENNY Bk1896 colloq.
– a small ass ASINICO 1609 Spanish
– the condition or quality of being an ass ASS-SHIP 1610 obs.

ASS – NOUNS, PERSON
a man who drives or hires out asses ASSMAN c1470 obs. rare
a woman who drives or hires out asses ASSWOMAN 1728 obs. rare


ASSAIL, ASSAILANT, ASSAILING – NOUNS
– an assailing, attacking OPPUGNING 1535

ASSAIL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– an assailant OFFENDANT 1644 obs.
– an assailant; one who makes an onset ONSETTER 1596 arch.
– an assailant, opposer, opponent OPPUGNATOR 1611 obs. rare
– an assailant, opposer, opponent OPPUGNER 1535 rare
– a noisy assailant BARKER 1483
– a vigorous assailant; a bruiser BATTERER 1611

ASSAIL etc. – VERBS
– to assail LOPE Bk1902 Amer. dial.
– to assail SALUTE 1607
– to assail constantly; to pester or plague a person with something unpleasant, esp. repeated arguments or unwanted comments DUN 1659
– to assail or annoy in a rough or noisy fashion; to create a disturbance or wild disorder in a room RAG 1897 Brit. university usage
– to assail or answer with impertinent language; to jeer at GAB 1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to assail or attack a person BEGIN UPON A PERSON c1825
– to assail or attack a person on his property by means of a rabble; to mob RABBLE 1644
– to assail or oppose actively by speech, writing, action, or influence of any kind; to call in question, to disprove a statement, belief, etc. OPPUGN 1529
– to assail or oppose actively by speech, writing, action, or influence of any kind; to call in question, to disprove a statement, belief, etc. OPPUGNATE 1749 obs.
– to assail or prey upon after the manner of a vampire VAMPIRE 1831
– to assail or prey upon after the manner of a vampire VAMPIRIZE 1888 rare
– to assail or treat roughly; to attack like a bull-dog BULL-DOG 1842
– to assail, to assault, to attack SAILYIESAILZIE 1827 Sc. arch.
– to assail, to assault; to attack with a sudden, violent rush, esp. as a group or gang BUM-RUSH 1988 orig. African-American
– to assail, to attack BESAIL 1460 obs.
– to assail, to attack FALL A-BONES OF ANYONE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to assail, to attack LASH c1330 obs.
– to assail, to attack, to assault; also, to act on the offensive OFFEND c1374 obs.
– to assail, to shake, etc. roughly; to visit with harshness or violence RANSACK c1375 obs.
– to assail violently; to beat continuously and violently so as to bruise and shatter BATTERFANG 1630 obs. exc. Eng. & Amer. dial.
– to assail with missiles; to strike with repeated blows of missiles PALT 1579 obs.
– to assail with the tongue; to abuse BETONGUE 1639


ASSASSIN, ASSASSINATE, ASSASSINATED, ASSASSINATION – NOUNS
– a group of underworld assassins or political terrorists HIT SQUAD 1969 Amer. sl., esp. journalism usage
– a list of persons to be murdered or assassinated HIT LIST 1976 Amer. sl.
– an assassination; a planned murder ZOTZ 1988 US sl.
– an assassination in gang warfare RUB-OUT 1927 sl., orig. US
– an assassination in gang warfare WIPE-OUT 1968 sl., orig. US

ASSASSIN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a hired assassin; a man hired to kill someone; a hit man HITTER 1969 sl.
– a hired assassin; a paid killer HEADHUNTER 1982 US sl.
– a hired Chinese assassin or thug, esp., in earlier use, one carrying a hatchet or cleaver with a shortened handle HATCHET MAN 1876
– an assassin ASSASSINATE 1814 Sc.
– an assassin HASSASSIN 1826
– an assassin SICARIAN a1400 rare
– an assassin, a cut-throat; a person who kills another with a sword SWORDER 1594
– an assassin; a gunman; a hired killer; an assassin WIPER c1930 Amer. criminals’ sl.
– an assassin; a murderer MURTHER a1000 obs. exc. Sc.
– an assassin; a violent criminal, esp. one who fights with a sword or knife; a murderer; a thug HACKSTER 1574 rare
– an assassin or an extortioner; one of a secret society or gang said to exist among the Chinese in California and other parts of the United States for the purpose of blackmailing and even of assassination HIGHBINDER 1875 hist. usage
– an assassin or murderer by profession; a ruffian who murders or does deeds of violence CUTTHROAT 1535
– a paid assassin HITMAN 1954 sl., orig. US
– a paid assassin; a person hired to destroy the opposition, or some unwelcome party, on behalf of another HIRED GUN Bk1994 US criminals’ sl.
– in an assassination: the shooter’s companion who is handed the gun after the killing and immediately leaves the scene WALKAWAY 1968 criminals’ sl.

ASSASSIN etc. – PHRASES
– targeted for assassination ONE-EIGHT-SEVEN 1990s US prison sl.

ASSASSIN etc. – VERBS
– to assassinate someone DISMISS WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE 1972 US espionage sl.
– to assassinate someone TERMINATE WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE 1972 US espionage sl.
– to assassinate; to murder CANCEL SOMEONE’S TICKET 1960s sl.
– to assassinate, to murder SASSINATE 1656 rare
– to assassinate; to wound, murder, or kill CONTRUCIDATE 1656 obs.
– to assassinate, usually by taking the victim out in a car and killing them at some stage, then dumping the body far from one’s base TAKE FOR A TRIP 1920s US criminals’ sl.
– to assassinate, usually by taking the victim out in a car and killing them at some stage, then dumping the body far from one’s base TAKE FOR AN AIRING 1920s US criminals’ sl.
– to assassinate, usually by taking the victim out in a car and killing them at some stage, then dumping the body far from one’s base TAKE FOR A RIDE 1920s US criminals’ sl.


ASSAULT, ASSAULTED, ASSAULTING – ADJECTIVES
– assaulting; aggressively smothering or battering ALL OVER 20C Amer. sl.
– capable of being assaulted or attacked SAULTABLE 1556 obs.

ASSAULT etc. – NOUNS
– a military assault or attack; also, an armed conflict, a battle SHOWER a1375 obs.
– an assault INSULT Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– an assault, an attack AFFRAY c1380
– an assault, an attack ONSETTING 1541 obs.
– an assault, an attack; a hostile encounter AFFRONT 1587 obs.
– an assault, an attack, an onset, an outburst, of noise, talk, etc. ONDINGING 1827 Sc.
– an assault, an attack, an onset, an outburst, of noise, talk, etc.; oppression, turmoil  ONDING 1871 Sc.
– an assault, a physical beating; a severe defeat, reprimand, or humiliation ASS-KICKING 1943 US sl.
– an assault, on onset; an attack or access of disease, plague, or calamity ONFALL c1000 obs. exc. Sc.
– an assault or attack; a coming on, in order to strike VENUE a1330 obs. rare
– an assault or sally SALIAUNCE 1590 obs.
– an assault, violence RASHING 1970s African-American usage
– an assaulting or attacking SAULTING c1489 obs.
– an assaulting or attacking; assault, attack OPPUGNATION 1533 rare
– assault and battery A AND B 1920s US sl.
– assault and robbery SALT AND ROB 1946 S. Afr. sl.
– assault, attack SAULT 1297 obs.
– assault, attack, onset  SAILYIE;  SAILZIE 1827 Sc.
– assault, attack; the act of confronting or opposing in hostility AFFRONTURE 1549 obs. rare
– assault on homosexuals QUEER-BASHING 1970 sl.
– assault, shock ONSHOCK 1869 Sc.
a vigorous assault, charge, or onset; an attack PUSH 1565 obs.
– physical assault against male homosexuals POOFTER BASHING 1976 Aust. sl.
– physical assault; severe verbal criticism JAMMING 20C W. Indies sl.

ASSAULT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a man prone to assaulting or attacking others HARD BIRD 1924 criminals’ sl.
– a person who assaults homosexuals QUEER-BASHER 1970 sl.

ASSAULT etc. – VERBS
– to assault INSULT Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to assault and batter; to beat up WORK OVER 1903 colloq.
– to assault and maul; to injure or kill WAX 1884 sl.
– to assault an individual with overwhelming numbers RABBLE 1644
– to assault a person GO A-CRASH OF 1923 colloq.
– to assault a person severely; in a weakened sense, to defeat or humiliate a person WHIP A PERSON’S ASS 1969
– to assault a person severely; in a weakened sense, to defeat or humiliate a person BUST A PERSON’S ASS 2005
– to assault a person; to beat up, to mug JACK UP 1965 US colloq.
– to assault by hitting BASH SOMEONE UP 1954 Brit. sl.
– to assault by hitting BASTE 1533
– to assault by hitting BEAT THE BEJESUS OUT OF 1908 sl.
– to assault by hitting BREAK SOMEONE’S ASS 1941
– to assault by hitting DO SOMEONE OVER 1866 sl.
– to assault by hitting DUST (OFF) 1803 sl.
– to assault by hitting FILL SOMEONE IN 1948 Brit. sl.
– to assault by hitting KNOCK SOMEONE ABOUT 1926 sl.
– to assault by hitting LAY INTO SOMEONE 1838 sl.
– to assault by hitting PASTE 1846 sl.
– to assault by hitting ROUST 1904 Amer. sl.
– to assault by hitting SCRAG 1835 sl.
– to assault by hitting WADE INTO SOMEONE 1893 sl., orig. US
– to assault by hitting WORK ONE OVER 1927 sl.
– to assault by hitting; to do violence BEAT THE TAR OUT OF 1884 sl.
– to assault by hitting; to do violence KNOCK THE TAR OUT OF SOMEONE 1884 sl.
– to assault by hitting; to thrash CLOBBER 1946 sl.
– to assault by hitting; to thrash or beat a person severely; to hit repeatedly BEAT THE SHIT OUT OF 1966 sl.
– to assault by hitting; to thrash; to beat; to cudgel TOWEL 1705 sl.
– to assault from behind by yoking the forearm tightly about the victim’s throat PUT THE ARM ON 1928 US criminals’ sl.
– to assault in a group MOVE ON 1970s African-American usage
– to assault or attack someone CRAWL ONE’S HUMP 1905 US West. sl.
– to assault or attack someone  SET ABOUT 1879 UK colloq.
– to assault or attempt to kill someone TRY SOMEONE’S AIR 1970 US prison sl.
– to assault or beat GIVE GYP 1887 orig. Eng. dial.
– to assault someone, to beat up DUFF UP 1961 UK sl.
– to assault, to aim a blow at TAKE A POKE AT 1796 sl.
– to assault, to assail, to attack SAILYIE;  SAILZIE 1827 Sc. arch.
– to assault, to assail, to attack with a sudden, violent rush, esp. as a group or gang BUM-RUSH 1988 orig. African-American
– to assault, to attack AFFRAY c1390 obs.
– to assault, to attack FALL ABOARD 19C Eng. dial.
– to assault, to attack SAULT 1387 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to assault, to attack, to assail; also, to act on the offensive OFFEND c1374 obs.
– to assault, to attack; to engage in battle AFFRONT 1579 obs.
– to assault, to attack, to terrify GRUNGE 1960s sl.
– to assault; to beat up CRUSH Bk1970 US high school sl.
– to assault, to beat up GIVE A PERSON THE BUSINESS 1919 orig. criminals’ usage
– to assault, to beat up WELLY 1980s sl.
– to assault, to bruise; to break bones BRASH Bk1911 Sc.
– to assault; to defeat WHIPSAW 1970s sl.
– to assault, to do violence BEAT SOMEONE’S EARS IN 20C Amer. sl., World War II  usage
– to assault, to fight against, to attack, to besiege OPPUGN 1432-50 obs.
– to assault; to fight; to confront COME DOWN ON 1972 African American
– to assault, to hit POUNCE 1968 Amer. dial.
– to assault, to hit, usually with a weapon MOVE ON 1970s US African-American & college usage
– to assault, to manhandle; to inflict damage ROUGH UP 1915
– to assault, to rush upon FARE ON 1535 obs.
– to assault, to set upon, to attack AGGRESS 1596
– to assault, to strike a person in the face; to fight; to beat up MUG 1818 sl., orig. boxing usage
– to assault; to trounce; to beat someone up VAMP (ON) 1970 African-American sl.
– to attempt to assault, capture, or seduce someone TAKE A RUN AT SOMEONE 20C US sl.
– to make assault, to strike on ONSLAY c1205 obs.
– to physically assault someone CRANK TAIL 1971 Trinidad and Tobago
– to physically assault; to beat up, to strike LEAN ON 1911 sl., orig. US
– to physically assault; to force submission LICK DOWN 1994 UK sl.
– to subject to assault or attack CANVAS(S) 1599 obs.


ASSEMBLE, ASSEMBLED, ASSEMBLING – ADJECTIVES
– assembled, gathered AGATHERED c1535 obs. rare

ASSEMBLE etc. – NOUNS
– an assembling or being gathered together MUSTERING 1440
– an assembling or meeting of a body ACCESS 1587 obs.
– people assembling or coming in INGANGERS Bk1902 Eng. dial.

ASSEMBLE etc. – VERBS
– to assemble SAM a1000  obs.
– to assemble or be present in great numbers MUSTER STRONG 1790 obs.
– to assemble, to bring together SANK a1300 obs.
– to assemble, to collect, to gather together in a body MUSTER c1560
– to assemble; to congregate, to gather ACCOMPANY 1534 obs.
– to assemble; to crowd around, to throng a person THRING a800 obs.
– to assemble, to gather, to crowd BIKE 1790 Sc.
– to assemble together AROUT c1390 obs.


ASSEMBLY – ADJECTIVES
– of the nature of a general assembly PANEGYRIC 1603 obs.
– of the nature of a general assembly PANEGYRICAL a1617 obs.

ASSEMBLY – NOUNS
– a boisterous assembly of people; a great gathering RALLY 1815 Sc.
– a general assembly PANEGYRE 1757 obs.
– a little assembly CONVENTICLE 1604 obs.
– a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a gathering of all sorts OMNIGATHERUM a1400 obs.
– a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a gathering of all sorts OMNIUM GATHERUM 1530
– an assembly, a gang; a cluster, collection of things HANK B1900 Eng. dial.
– an assembly, a gathering SAMENING c950 obs.
– an assembly, a meeting SAMING c1400 obs.
– an assembly; a swarm, a great number SCHOOL 1851 Sc.
– an assembly, convention, or council of any kind SYNOD 1578
– an assembly of people, a gathering BIKE 1785 Sc.
– an assembly; the number of people or things assembled on a particular occasion MUSTER a1382
– a promiscuous assemblage of persons GALLIMAUFRY 1598
– a silent assembly QUAKERS’-MEETING Bk1905 Sc.


ASSENT, ASSENTING – ADJECTIVES
– assenting; voting SUFFRAGATING 1684 obs.
– disposed to quietly assent or agree ACQUIESCENT 1753
– inclined to assent, ready to agree, deferential ASSENTANEOUS 1834 rare

ASSENT etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– an exclamation of assent WORD! 1987 US sl.
– an exclamation of assent; all right! I am satisfied! RYEBUCK 1859 chiefly Aust.
– an exclamation of assent, approval, agreement, etc. NOT HALF! 1920 UK sl.
– an exclamation of assent or agreement RIBUCK;  RYEBUCK 1859 Aust. sl.
– an exclamation of assent or resolution HERE’S AT YOU 1835 Amer. dial. arch.
– an exclamation of assent or surprise THERE-AGAIN! Bk1905 Eng. dial.
an exclamation of assent, surprise, or grief AY-LA! 1952 Amer. dial. rare

ASSENT etc. – NOUNS
– assent, acquiescence, belief ACCEPTATION 1611
– formal assent, agreement; approval, support ADSTIPULATION 1598

ASSENT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who silently assents or submits ACQUIESCENT 1810

ASSENT etc. – PHRASES
– used for a humorous assent ABSOLUTELY MR. GALLAGHER, POSTIVELY MR. SHEAN 1922 US sl.

ASSENT etc. – VERBS
– to assent or agree to do something KNOWLEDGE 1343 obs.
– to assent, to say ‘yea’; to assent to YEA-SAY 1875


ASSERT, ASSERTING, ASSERTION, ASSERTIVE, ASSERTIVENESS – ADJECTIVES
– asserting or insisting pertinaciously THREAPING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– assertive and forceful GUTTY 1939 Amer. sl.
– assertive, determined, bold SPRIGHTFUL 1550 rare
– assertive, exhibiting a superior air; conceited, arrogant TOPPING 1790 Amer. dial.
– assertive, exhibiting a superior air; conceited, arrogant TOPPY 1908 Amer. dial.
– assertive, insistent; dogmatic AFFIRMATIVE 1650 obs.
– assertive; that makes an assertion; affirmative AFFIRMATORY 1651
– assertive, vigorous, powerful, aggressive KICK-ASS 1970 US sl.
– self-assertive, loud, smart-alecky BUSTY 1936 Amer. dial.
– strongly self-assertive, boisterous, noisy, pompous ROBUSTIOUS a1548
– unpleasantly assertive; dominating; said of a woman BUTCH 1971 sl.

ASSERT etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– an exclamation expressing assertion or surprise BY THE LORD HARRY! 1687

ASSERT etc. – NOUNS
– a boastful, arrogant assertion or bearing VANCE 1830 Sc.
– an advancing of an assertion; a putting forward of a statement ADVANCEMENT 1532 obs.
– an assertion; an affirming; a statement; a strong declaration AFFIRMANCE 1399 rare
– an assertion made without any foundation, with the object of finding out the truth of what is suspected or to prevent the doing of a thing dreaded THRAIP-KNOT Bk1905 Sc.
– an assertion or declaration POL 1600 obs. rare
– a pertinacious assertion; an indictment, charge, representation of facts THREAP 1742 Sc.
– assertion, allegation; the putting forward of statements ADVANCE 1699 obs.
– assertion, argument; dispute, contention, quarrel ARGUE Bk1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– assertiveness, boldness OATS 1970 Amer. dial.
– assertiveness, boldness, forwardness; bravery ENERGY 1966 Amer. dial.
– assertive spirit; a hostile or haughty attitude ATTITUDE 1962 Amer. sl.
– one’s personal assertion or statement SAY-SO 1637

ASSERT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a boastful assertor, extoller, commender, or praiser of something VAUNTER 1553 arch.
– an assertive, muscular, or virile man HE-MAN 1885 orig. US
– an assertive or ambitious young person, esp. within a particular organization or institution YOUNG GUN 1929 colloq.
– an assertive person, one who is bent on making a good position for himself in the world ARRIVISTE 1912
– a person who asserts or insists pertinaciously and, generally, falsely THREAPER 1871 Sc.
– a self-assertive, worthless fellow; used contemptuously JACKEEN 1840 Anglo-Irish

ASSERT etc. – VERBS
– to act assertively AGGRESSO 20C teen & high school sl.
– to adhere to an assertion or purpose KEEP TO ONE’S THREAP 1819 Sc.
– to assert a claim, to claim ability, to do something VENDICATE 1557 obs.
– to assert dogmatically; to lay down the law TAKE THE CANE OUT 1980s sl.
– to assert emphatically; to be of opinion ANK 1885 Eng. dial.
– to assert falsely; to feign to belong to anyone, to attribute fictitiously AFFAIN 1640 obs. rare
– to assert oneself REAR UP Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to assert oneself in speech; to speak out boldly or impertinently; to give free expression to one’s opinions SET UP ONE’S GAB 1818 Sc.
– to assert oneself spiritedly or courageously SPUNK UP c1850
– to assert oneself; to put oneself forward TAKE 1720 obs.
– to assert oneself; to stand up to someone BOW UP 1941 Amer. dial.
– to assert or insist with pertinacity, esp. to persist in a false assertion THREAP OUT 1790 Eng. dial.
– to assert or insist with pertinacity, esp. to persist in a false assertion; to protest or argue strongly THREAP DOWN 1877 Eng. dial.
– to assert or insist with pertinacity, esp. to persist in a false assertion; to protest or argue strongly THREAP DOWN THE THROAT 1864 Sc.
– to assert positively, esp. to persist in or maintain a false accusation or assertion; to insist on; to swear, repeat, or reiterate obstinately THREAP 1671 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to assert positively; to insist on a thing obstinately THREAPEN 1671 Eng. dial. obs.
– to assert seriously, to declare ASSEVER 1826 Sc. obs.
– to assert without proof, to allege LEDGE a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial. obs.
– to assert, to asseverate TAKE ON 1583 obs. rare
– to be assertive or powerful KICK ASS 1977 US sl.
– to propose or opine assertively AMBITION 1898 Amer. dial.


ASSESS, ASSESSMENT – NOUNS
– an assessment, impost, rate, tax LAY 1558 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– assessment, appraisal; mental judgement; the formation of authoritative expression of opinion JUDICATURE a1631 obs.
– assessment, deliberation; pondering, contemplation, musing PONDERATION 1556

ASSESS – etc. VERBS
– to assess, to look over GIVE THE ONCE-OVER 1910s sl., orig. US
– to assess, to rate, to tax a person LAY c1330 obs.
– to make a preliminary assessment TEST THE WATERS 1970s Amer. sl.
– to make a visual assessment or inspection of; to measure by sight alone; to estimate by eye EYEBALL 1958 orig. US


ASSET – NOUNS
– a hidden asset ACE IN THE HOLE 20C sl., orig. US
– assets, etc. to be shared out THE CAKE 1577
– one’s best asset or resource BIG CASINO 1922 US sl.


ASSIDUITY, ASSIDUOUS, ASSIDUOUSLY – ADJECTIVES
– assiduous, diligent, busy ITHAND a1300 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– assiduous, diligent, laborious, careful; performed with labour, care, and attention PAINFUL c1380 arch.

ASSIDUITY etc. – ADVERBS
– assiduously, busily EIDENTLY 1838 Sc.

ASSIDUITY etc. – NOUNS
– assiduity, diligence, hard work EIDENCY 1834 Sc.
– assiduity, diligence, hard work EYDENCE 1834 Sc. obs.


ASSIGN, ASSIGNATION, ASSIGNMENT – NOUNS
– assignment, appointment SIGNMENT 1429 obs.
– assignation, meeting, rendezvous ASSIG 1796 sl.

ASSIGN etc. – VERBS
– to assign a task to someone ARROW 2002 Singapore sl.
– to assign, to allot BETEACH a1300 obs.
– to assign, to allot BETAKE c1300 obs.
– to assign, to appoint SIGN 1338 obs.


ASSIST, ASSISTANCE, ASSISTANT, ASSISTING – ADJECTIVES
– assistant, helping ADJUTANT 1676
– assisting, affording help AUXILIANT a1631 obs.
– assisting, aiding, helpful ADJUVANT a1614
– assisting, giving aid, helpful, helping AIDANT 1483
– assisting, helpful, giving aid ADJUTORIOUS 1657 obs. rare
– assisting, subsidiary SUBSIDUOUS 1490 obs. rare
– bringing assistance, help or aid OPIFEROUS 1656 obs. rare
– serving as an indispensable assistant or helper to another RIGHT-HAND c1225

ASSIST etc. – NOUNS
– a chief source of assistance or support; a prop, mainstay ARM a1382 rare & arch.
– assistance BOOST Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– assistance CRACK 1969 Amer. dial.
– assistance, advancement, aid FURTHERANCE c1440
– assistance, agency, support ADJUTANCY 1665 obs.
– assistance, a helping hand HAND’S TURN 1899 Amer. dial.
– assistance, aid; a helping forward FURTHERANCE c1440
– assistance, aid, means of help, support AIDANCE 1593
– assistance, encouragement PUSH 1855
– assistance, encouragement READINESS B1900 Eng. dial.
– assistance, esp. in a difficult situation EASE-UP 20C W. Indies sl.
– assistance, furtherance; advantage, convenience, comfort, consolation, relief EASEMENT c1400 obs.
– assistance given reciprocally, as among farmers BACK HELP 1940 Amer. dial.
– assistance, help ADJUMENT 1607 obs.
– assistance, help ADJUTORY c1505 obs.
– assistance, help ADJUVANCY 1884
– assistance, help, aid SUBSIDY 1387 obs. or arch.
– assistance, help, support FULTUM a1000 obs.
– assistance, help, support, aid SUFFRAGE c1460 obs.
– assistance, succour, aid, help SUCCURRANCE c1450 obs.
– assistance, the act of giving help or aid OPITULATION 1597 obs.
– pecuniary assistance EASEMENT 1880 Sc.

ASSIST etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a chief assistant, an indispensable helper RIGHT-HAND 1538
– a female assistant or helper ADJUTRICE 1609 obs. rare
– a female assistant or helper ADJUTRIX a1632 obs.
– a female assistant or personal attendant; a maid HANDMAID c1300 arch.
– a general assistant or labourer; a menial SWAMPER 1870 US sl.
– a junior assistant or an attendant in any ceremony or operation ACOLYTE 1829
– a male youth employed as an assistant, apprentice, messenger, etc. YOUNG MAN 1608 arch.
– an assistant ADJACENT 1601 rare or arch. 
– an assistant CHORE WHORE 1996 UK sl.
– an assistant; a close friend; an accomplice BOWER 1847 Amer. sl., orig. gambling usage
– an assistant, a companion MONE c1300 obs.
– an assistant, a companion; a fitting or suitable helper: usually applied to a wife or husband HELPMEET 1382
– an assistant; a deputy; a representative SUFFRAGAN 1481 obs.
– an assistant, a helper ADJUTATOR 1647 historical usage
– an assistant; a helper ADJUTOR 1531 obs.
– an assistant; a helper ADJUVANT 1609
– an assistant; a helper HANDER 1962 Sc. & Aust. prison sl.
– an assistant, a helper, an aide ADJOINT 1597 obs.
– an assistant, a helper; an aide AGITANT 1644 obs.
– an assistant, a helper, generally of a minister or a schoolteacher HELPENDERHELPINDERHILPENDER 1871 Sc.
– an assistant; a helper; orig. an assistant/apprentice to a bullock-driver who worked on the ‘off side’ OFFSIDER 1903 Aust. sl.
– an assistant, an accomplice SIDE-PARTNER L19 US sl.
– an assistant; an officer, or advocate of the poor ADMINICULATOR Bk1795 obs.
– an assistant; a partner; an accomplice SIDEKICK 20C Aust. & US sl.
– an assistant; a partner; an accomplice SIDEKICKER 1900s Aust. &  US sl.
– an assistant; a person entrusted or empowered to carry out the orders or wishes of another, or on whom a superior relies RIGHT ARM 1562
– an assistant, attendant, follower, or companion ZANY 1601 rare or arch., usually contemptuous
– an assistant, coadjutor, partner, consort; chiefly applied to a wife or husband HELPMATE 1715
– an assistant, coadjutor, partner, consort; chiefly applied to a wife or husband HELP-MAKE 1854 Eng. dial.
– an assistant, esp. in police or journalism BIRD DOG 1952 sl.
– an assistant, helper, or aide AIDANT 1475 rare
– an assistant or attendant to an official, etc. YEOMAN 1363
– an assistant or confederate of a lower grade, as a bricklayer’s labourer, or a builder’s assistant CAD 1835
– an assistant or helper ADJUMENT 1641 obs.
– an assistant or helper ADJUTANT 1622 rare
– an assistant or helper; a cheap labourer CADCATCHER Bk1955
– an assistant or pal WINGER 1943 nautical sl.
– an assistant or pal WINGS Bk1950 nautical sl.
– an assistant or subordinate colleague ADJUNCTIVE 1755 rare
– an assistant or subordinate colleague; a person joined to another in some duty or service ADJUNCT 1554
– an assistant to a skilled senior HAND-RAG 1974 US colloq.
– a personal assistant; one who gives personal aid or attendance ADLATUS Bk1885
– a personal assistant or female secretary; one who performs general tasks in an office GAL FRIDAYGIRL FRIDAY 1928
– a person who assists or aids SUCCOURER 1440 obs.
– a person who assists or helps; an auxiliary HELPER a1300
– a person who provides assistance; a helper ADJUTORY 1508 obs.
– a trusted assistant; one who does the hard work in some enterprise or cause WHEELHORSE 1845 Amer. dial.
– a worker’s assistant OILY RAG 1994 UK sl.

ASSIST etc. – VERBS
– to assist a person in difficulty; to help, to lend a hand HELP A LAME DOG OVER A STILE 1546
– to assist a person in need or trouble; to relieve, to help, to aid, to supply the wants of BEET a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to assist him by holding the candle while he works; hence, to help in a subordinate position HOLD A CANDLE TO ANOTHER 1550
– to assist one in an undertaking; to help out in a minor way SCOTCH 1909 Amer. dial.
– to assist, to aid ADJUVATE 1599 obs.
– to assist, to aid BEAR A BOB 1890 Eng. dial.
– to assist, to aid GIVE A HEAD 1945 Amer. dial.
– to assist, to aid, to help OPITULATE 1597 obs.
– to assist, to aid, to help; to be of use, advantage, or benefit to VAIL a1300 obs.
– to assist, to benefit, to help EASE 1330 obs. or arch.
– to assist, to countenance TAKE TO Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to assist, to forward READY 1790 Eng. dial.
– to assist, to give a helping hand GIVE ONE AN EASE UP 1895 Sc.
– to assist, to help BOOST 1995 S. Afr. sl.
– to assist, to help HELPMATE 1931 Amer. dial.
– to assist, to help, to aid AUXILIATE 1656 obs.
– to assist, to help, to relieve BESTEAD 1581
– to assist, to ‘lend’ a hand LAY A HAND 1634 obs.
– to assist, to make easy, to facilitate; to relieve EASY 1567 obs.
– to be instrumental in assisting or furthering a purpose, object, action, etc; to promote or assist by supplying an instrument or means SUBSERVE 1677
– to play the part of an assistant or ‘second fiddle’; to be subordinate HAND IN A BACK-CHAP 1871 Sc.
– to work as an assistant, underling, or subordinate STOOGE 1930s sl., orig. US