1. A statistic
in sports, mainly hockey and soccer, when you pass the object in play to a teammate
who then scores.
2. A statistic in first-person shooters that shows how many times you tried to kill an enemy but your teammate had to finish the job
1. In an ice hockey game, I got an assist by passing across the ice to my teammate who then shot and scored.
2. In Call of Duty I shot a guy in front of me only for him to strafe
away and I got an assist after he ran right into my teammate's bayonet