Assisted vs Backed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between assisted and backed
is that assisted
) while backed
As an adjective backed is
(obsolete|slang) put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
(label) To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion).
(label) To attend
* 1967 , The Rev. Loren Gavitt (ed.), Saint Augustine's Prayer Book: A Book of Devotion for members of the Episcopal Church , revised edition, West Park, NY: Holy Cross Publications, p. 8:
- A great part of the nobility assisted to his opinion.
- To assist at Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation.
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(sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
A helpful action or an act of giving.
(sports) A statistic used in different sports to quantify the act of helping another player score points or goals; in baseball, an assist is defensive, allowing a teammate to record a putout.
- The foundation gave a much needed assist to the shelter.
- He had two assists in the game.
From (back) (verb)
(obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
(in combination) Having specified type of back.
- He wishes to have the senior, or old square-toes, backed ; he longs to have his father on six men's shoulders; that is, carried to the grave.
- a high-backed chair
(in combination) Having specified type of backing.
- red-backed shrike
- asset-backed securities