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Definition 1: someone who acts as assistant - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for auxiliary in the sense of this definition

(auxiliary is a kind of ...) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

"my invaluable assistant" "they hired additional help to finish the work"

(... is a kind of auxiliary ) someone who assists a nurse in tasks that require little formal training

Definition 2: functioning in a supporting capacity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where auxiliary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the main library and its auxiliary branches

Synonyms for auxiliary in the sense of this definition

(auxiliary is similar to ...) being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate

"the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher" "a secondary source" "a secondary issue" "secondary streams"

Definition 3: furnishing added support - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where auxiliary or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an ancillary pump
  • an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism
  • The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

Synonyms for auxiliary in the sense of this definition

(auxiliary is similar to ...) furnishing support or assistance

"a supportive family network" "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"

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