Assistant synonyms

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One who helps; an aide.
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Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
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(Ecclesiastical) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at Mass.
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One that can always be relied on, as in an emergency.
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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.
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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.
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The definition of a lieutenant is a deputy, aide or official ranking under a captain.
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Present in a minor amount, and not essential.
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Auxiliary or accessory:
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Giving or able to give help or support
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Added or connected in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity:
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An elastic, girdlelike device worn to support the back, abdomen, etc.
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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.
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One appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him, in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative; a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a township, etc.
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A loyal and trusted follower or subordinate.
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A Quaker; a member of the Society of Friends.
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A gear or part of a machine that is given motion by another part, esp. the last driven part
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A supporter, as of a cause or individual:
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A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
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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.
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A member of the US House of Representatives or of the lower house of a state legislature.
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Alternative spelling of second-in-command.
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A person who is acquiring a trade, craft, or skill under specified conditions, usually as a member of a labor union
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A person with whom one works in the same workplace
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One who will receive property pursuant to a power of appointment. See also power of appointment.
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A supporter or advocate. [Late 16th century.]
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(Idiomatic) Any assistance, help or aid.
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One that supports, protects, or champions someone or something, such as an institution, event, or cause; a sponsor or benefactor:
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A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor
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A person or group of persons assigned to protect someone from harm
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An officer in the army, navy, etc. serving as assistant to a superior
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One that is allied with another, especially by treaty:
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The definition of a mate is a significant other or spouse, part of a matched pair or a friend or buddy.
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A person who tries to get or do the same thing as another, or to equal or surpass another; competitor
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A second helping of something to eat
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Accompanying or existing in a subordinate, corroborative, or indirect relationship
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Tending to contribute to a result
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The definition of supportive is someone or something who provides emotional help and encouragement.
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A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
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A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.
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An assistant
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(Ecclesiastical) A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
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A person, group, nation, or state united with another or others for a common purpose; ally; associate
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A person who is marginalized and oppressed by the dominant culture, especially in a colonial context.
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(Countable) One who is subordinate.
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The definition of attendant is a person who performs a service for another.
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The definition of an accomplice is a person who helps another person do something wrong or illegal.
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A trusted assistant (male)
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A right-hand man
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A girl Friday.
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A person in a subordinate position; inferior: usually contemptuous or disparaging
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A fawning, servile follower; a lickspittle.
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A person with very minor or menial tasks
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The definition of a sidekick is a close companion, partner or friend.
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(Idiomatic) A person who always agrees with his employer or superior.
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Any person who acts as an underling or puppet of another
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An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.
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(US) In certain states, an elected member of the governing body for a county which is called the board of supervisors.
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The main character or force opposing the protagonist in a literary work or drama.
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A substance added to a drug to aid its action, specif. in increasing immune response
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The act or result of helping; assistance:
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One that assists.
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A colleague or fellow, especially a professional one
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A commitment or agreement, especially when sealed by a handshake; one's word:
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