Part of speech:
Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
One that can always be relied on, as in an emergency.
The definition of subsidiary is something that gives support, something that is secondary in importance or an organizational group that is in a lower organizational position.
A junior member of a law firm who typically works on salary and does not share in the ownership, profits, or decision-making of the firm.
The definition of a lieutenant is a deputy, aide or official ranking under a captain.
Present in a minor amount, and not essential.
Auxiliary or accessory:
Giving or able to give help or support
Added or connected in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity:
An elastic, girdlelike device worn to support the back, abdomen, etc.
The definition of an aide is a person who does certain things for another person that makes that person's job easier or more efficient.
A loyal and trusted follower or subordinate.
A gear or part of a machine that is given motion by another part, esp. the last driven part
A supporter, as of a cause or individual:
A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
The definition of a partner is a person who takes part in an activity or business with others or one of two people who are in a relationship.
A member of the US House of Representatives or of the lower house of a state legislature.
A person who is acquiring a trade, craft, or skill under specified conditions, usually as a member of a labor union
A person with whom one works in the same workplace
One who will receive property pursuant to a power of appointment. See also power of appointment.
A supporter or advocate. [Late 16th century.]
One that supports, protects, or champions someone or something, such as an institution, event, or cause; a sponsor or benefactor:
A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor
A person or group of persons assigned to protect someone from harm
An officer in the army, navy, etc. serving as assistant to a superior
One that is allied with another, especially by treaty:
The definition of a mate is a significant other or spouse, part of a matched pair or a friend or buddy.
A person who tries to get or do the same thing as another, or to equal or surpass another; competitor
A second helping of something to eat
Accompanying or existing in a subordinate, corroborative, or indirect relationship
The definition of supportive is someone or something who provides emotional help and encouragement.
A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.
(Ecclesiastical) A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
A person, group, nation, or state united with another or others for a common purpose; ally; associate
A person who is marginalized and oppressed by the dominant culture, especially in a colonial context.
(Countable) One who is subordinate.
The definition of attendant is a person who performs a service for another.
The definition of an accomplice is a person who helps another person do something wrong or illegal.
A right-hand man
A girl Friday.
A person in a subordinate position; inferior: usually contemptuous or disparaging
A person with very minor or menial tasks
The definition of a sidekick is a close companion, partner or friend.
Any person who acts as an underling or puppet of another
An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.
A substance added to a drug to aid its action, specif. in increasing immune response
The act or result of helping; assistance:
A commitment or agreement, especially when sealed by a handshake; one's word:
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