HyperDic: auxiliary

English > 3 senses of the word auxiliary:
NOUNperson auxiliary, aidesomeone who acts as assistant
ADJECTIVEallauxiliary, subsidiary, supplemental, supplementaryfunctioning in a supporting capacity
allauxiliary, accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenantfurnishing added support
auxiliary > pronunciation
Soundsaagzih'liyehriy; aagzih'lyeriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
accessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > auxiliary: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFunctioning in a supporting capacity.
Example"the main library and its auxiliary branches"
Synonymssubsidiary, supplemental, supplementary
BroadersecondaryOf second rank or importance or value
Spanishadicional, auxiliar, complementaria, complementario, suplementario
Catalanauxiliar, subsidiari, suplementari
Nounsauxiliarysomeone who acts as assistant
English > auxiliary: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFurnishing added support.
Example "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
Synonymsaccessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant
BroadersupportiveFurnishing support or assistance
Spanishauxiliar, secundario, subsidiario
Catalanauxiliar, secundari, subsidiari, suplementari
Nounsauxiliarysomeone who acts as assistant
English > auxiliary: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who acts as assistant.
Synonymaide
Narrowernursing aide, nurse's aidesomeone who assists a nurse in tasks that require little formal training
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishauxiliar, ayudante
Catalanauxiliar
Adjectivesauxiliaryfunctioning in a supporting capacity
auxiliaryfurnishing added support

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