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An aide-de-camp.
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  1. An aide-de-camp.
  2. An assistant; a helper:
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
A member of a criminal gang.
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  1. A member of a criminal gang.
  2. A loyal and trusted follower or subordinate.
  3. A person who supports a political figure chiefly out of selfish interests.
A member of the Society of Friends; a Quaker.
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  1. A member of the Society of Friends; a Quaker.
  2. (Rock-climbing) Brand name of a spring-loaded camming device now manufactured by Wild Country. Now used (often without initial capital) to refer to any such device.
  3. One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement:
One who has a strong interest or pays close attention to something:
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  1. One who has a strong interest or pays close attention to something:
  2. A person who follows another's beliefs or teachings; disciple
  3. One who accepts the guidance, command, or leadership of another:
A supporter, as of a cause or individual:
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  1. A supporter, as of a cause or individual:
  2. A supporter or follower (of a person, cause, etc.)
An auxiliary person or thing
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  1. An auxiliary person or thing
  2. An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
  3. A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
One who acts in place of or represents a superior; an assistant or deputy:
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  1. One who acts in place of or represents a superior; an assistant or deputy:
  2. (U.S. Mil.) A title used in addressing a first lieutenant or second lieutenant
  3. A second lieutenant.
A member of less than full status, as of a society, institute, etc.
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  1. A member of less than full status, as of a society, institute, etc.
  2. A person with whom one is associated; friend, partner, fellow worker, etc.
  3. 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.
Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
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  1. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
  2. One of a pair or set of things; a mate.
  3. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
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  1. A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
  2. A fellow member of a profession, staff, or academic faculty; an associate.
One that is united or associated with another or others in an activity or a sphere of common interest, especially:
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  1. One that is united or associated with another or others in an activity or a sphere of common interest, especially:
  2. A person who takes part in some activity in common with another or others; associate
  3. One of two or more persons engaged in the same business enterprise and sharing its profits and risks: each is an agent for the other or others and is liable, except when limited to his or her own investment, for the debts of the firm
(Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
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  1. (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
  2. A person or thing that helps; esp., an assisting worker who is more or less unskilled
  3. One who helps; an aide.
A person who assists the celebrant in the performance of liturgical rites.
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  1. A person who assists the celebrant in the performance of liturgical rites.
  2. Any person upon whom this order has been conferred
  3. One of the , the special function of which is to serve at the Eucharist
A member of the US House of Representatives or of the lower house of a state legislature.
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  1. A member of the US House of Representatives or of the lower house of a state legislature.
  2. One who may speak for another in a particular capacity, especially in negotiation.
  3. A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
Alternative spelling of second-in-command.
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  1. Alternative spelling of second-in-command.
  2. Someone ranking next below the person in charge.
One who is learning a trade or occupation, especially as a member of a labor union.
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  1. One who is learning a trade or occupation, especially as a member of a labor union.
  2. A person who is acquiring a trade, craft, or skill under specified conditions, usually as a member of a labor union
  3. A person under legal agreement to work a specified length of time for a master craftsman in a craft or trade in return for instruction and, formerly, support
Alternative spelling of coworker.
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  1. Alternative spelling of coworker.
  2. Somebody with whom one works; a companion or workmate.
An officer of a corporation charged with responsibility for keeping records and taking minutes. An officer of a corporation charged with responsibility for keeping records and taking minutes.
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  1. An officer of a corporation charged with responsibility for keeping records and taking minutes. An officer of a corporation charged with responsibility for keeping records and taking minutes.
  2. A writing desk, esp. one topped with a small bookcase
  3. A person whose work is keeping records, taking care of correspondence and other writing tasks, etc. as for an individual in a business office
(Sports) Someone who attends a sports match.
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  1. (Sports) Someone who attends a sports match.
  2. A person who supports; advocate; adherent; partisan
  3. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
A person who is appointed
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  1. A person who is appointed
  2. A person appointed to some position
  3. One who is appointed or assigned to a position or a public or private office or to perform a task.
Something that is subordinate or accessory to something else:
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  1. Something that is subordinate or accessory to something else:
  2. A person working in a supportive or subordinate role:
A mode of operation for a computer, television, or other electronic device in which the power is on and the device is ready for immediate use.
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  1. A mode of operation for a computer, television, or other electronic device in which the power is on and the device is ready for immediate use.
  2. One that can always be relied on, as in an emergency.
  3. A person or thing ready to serve or be put into service on an emergency basis or as a substitute
A noble or wealthy person in ancient Rome who granted favor and protection to someone in exchange for certain services.
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  1. A noble or wealthy person in ancient Rome who granted favor and protection to someone in exchange for certain services.
  2. A person, usually a wealthy and influential one, who sponsors and supports some person, activity, institution, etc.
  3. A person corresponding in some respects to a father; protector; benefactor
A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
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  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
  2. A person who bets on a contestant
  3. One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
A person or group of persons assigned to protect someone from harm
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  1. A person or group of persons assigned to protect someone from harm
  2. A person or group of persons, usually armed, responsible for the safety of one or more other persons.
An officer in the army, navy, etc. serving as assistant to a superior
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  1. An officer in the army, navy, etc. serving as assistant to a superior
  2. A military officer acting as secretary and confidential assistant to a superior officer of general or flag rank.
A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.
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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.
  2. A country, person, or group joined with another or others for a common purpose
  3. One that is allied with another, especially by treaty:
An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
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  1. An article worn or carried to complete one's outfit, as a purse or gloves
  2. (Law) A person who, though absent, helps another to break or escape the law; accomplice
  3. One who aids or contributes to the commission or concealment of a crime or assists others in avoiding apprehension for the crime but not present when the crime was committed. Mere silence or approval of the crime is insufficient to make one an accessory; the person must take steps to facilitate the commission or concealment of the crime or the avoidance of the criminal’s capture. See also misprision of felony, accomplice, aid and abet, conspiracy, and principal.
A person who handles mail, etc., as in a post office
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  1. A person who handles mail, etc., as in a post office
  2. One who keeps records or accounts, attends to correspondence, or does other similar duties in an office. One who keeps records or accounts, attends to correspondence, or does other similar duties in an office.
  3. A person who works in an office performing such tasks as keeping records, attending to correspondence, or filing.
(Logic) A nonessential attribute of a thing.
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  1. (Logic) A nonessential attribute of a thing.
  2. A thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it
  3. Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position.
A member of a confederacy; an ally.
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  1. A member of a confederacy; an ally.
  2. (Psychology) An actor who participates in a psychological experiment pretending to be a subject but in actuality working for the researcher (also known as a "stooge").
  3. One who assists in a plot; an accomplice.
(Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
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  1. (Chiefly British) An officer holding a military rank just below that of captain.
  2. A person who is lower in position or rank; a subordinate.
  3. A person who is marginalized and oppressed by the dominant culture, especially in a colonial context.
A deck officer on a merchant ship ranking next below the master.
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  1. A deck officer on a merchant ship ranking next below the master.
  2. A person with whom one shares living quarters. Often used in combination:
  3. A person with whom one is in close association; an associate.
  1. A wife or spouse.
  2. (Chess) A recreational problem in chess in which both sides cooperate to achieve a specific goal.
  3. A helpful companion; specif., a wife or, sometimes, a husband
Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts.
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  1. Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts.
  2. (Mil.) A staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
  3. A staff officer who helps a commanding officer with administrative affairs.
A subordinate person or thing
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  1. A subordinate person or thing
  2. (Countable) One who is subordinate.
An assistant; helper
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  1. An assistant; helper
  2. A person, often another bishop, appointed to assist a bishop, often becoming the successor
  3. (Ecclesiastical) A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
A person who attends or serves
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  1. A person who attends or serves
  2. A person present
  3. One who attends; one who works with or watches something.
A person who knowingly participates with another in an unlawful act; partner in crime
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  1. A person who knowingly participates with another in an unlawful act; partner in crime
  2. One who participates in the commission of a crime without being the principal actor.
The second forward gear of a transmission: it provides more speed but less torque than first
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  1. The second forward gear of a transmission: it provides more speed but less torque than first
  2. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  3. (Baseball) Second base.
An efficient, faithful male aide or employee.
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  1. An efficient, faithful male aide or employee.
  2. A right-hand man
A girl Friday.
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One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
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  1. One of lesser rank or authority than another; a subordinate.
  2. A subordinate, or person of lesser rank or authority.
A servile follower; a toady.
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  1. A servile follower; a toady.
  2. A follower who carries out another's orders like a servant; toady
  3. A male servant of low rank, usually in some sort of livery or uniform
A person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way
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  1. A person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way
  2. A person of slavish or unquestioning obedience; a lackey.
  3. One who does menial or trivial work; a drudge.
A companion; close friend
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  1. A companion; close friend
  2. A partner; confederate
  3. (Informal) An assistant to another person, especially to one's superior or more important person.
(Idiomatic) A person who always agrees with his employer or superior.
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  1. (Idiomatic) A person who always agrees with his employer or superior.
  2. One who tends to agree uncritically with others, especially with people in superior positions.
  3. (Informal) A person who gives undiscriminating approval to every suggestion or opinion offered by a superior
Any person who acts as an underling or puppet of another
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  1. Any person who acts as an underling or puppet of another
  2. The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedian; a straight man.
  3. One who allows oneself to be used for another's profit or advantage; a puppet.
(Slang) An employee who performs minor or menial tasks such as running errands
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  1. (Slang) An employee who performs minor or menial tasks such as running errands
  2. (Informal) A worker who runs errands; an errand boy.
  3. An employee who runs errands in addition to performing regular duties.
(Mil.) A staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
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  1. (Mil.) A staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
  2. A similar but smaller stork (L. javanicus) found in the same countries
  3. Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts.
An aide-de-camp.
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  1. An aide-de-camp.
  2. An assistant; a helper:
An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
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  1. An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
  2. An auxiliary person or thing
  3. A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
An assistant; helper
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  1. An assistant; helper
  2. A person, often another bishop, appointed to assist a bishop, often becoming the successor
  3. (Ecclesiastical) A subordinate bishop designated as an assistant and usually as a successor to the bishop of a given diocese.
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
(Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
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  1. (Singapore) A person who does cleaning and cooking in a family, or in a market.
  2. A person or thing that helps; esp., an assisting worker who is more or less unskilled
  3. One who helps; an aide.
One who acts in place of or represents a superior; an assistant or deputy:
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  1. One who acts in place of or represents a superior; an assistant or deputy:
  2. (U.S. Mil.) A title used in addressing a first lieutenant or second lieutenant
  3. A second lieutenant.
A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
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  1. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  2. (Informal) A second serving of food.
  3. (Baseball) Second base.
(Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
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  1. (Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
  2. (Law) Involving the knowing assistance of a lawbreaker in the commission of a crime without actual participation in the crime.
  3. Extra; additional; helping in a secondary or subordinate way
That serves as an aid; auxiliary
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  1. That serves as an aid; auxiliary
  2. Auxiliary; collateral; dependant; supplemental; subordinate. Auxiliary; collateral; dependant; supplemental; subordinate.
  3. Auxiliary or accessory:
Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
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  1. Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
  2. Held in or used as a reserve:
  3. Giving assistance or support; helping.
Accompanying or existing in a subordinate, corroborative, or indirect relationship
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  1. Accompanying or existing in a subordinate, corroborative, or indirect relationship
  2. Of a secondary nature; subordinate:
  3. Secondary; subordinate; supplemental. Secondary; subordinate; supplemental. Property, including accounts, contract rights, and chattel paper, that is subjected to a security interest in exchange for credit or as security for a debt. Indirect; on a parallel or diverging line.
Subject to an impost or levy.
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  1. Subject to an impost or levy.
  2. Contributing, as to a common fund
  3. Having a share in bringing about a result
Being in a secondary or subordinate relationship
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  1. Being in a secondary or subordinate relationship
  2. Serving to assist or supplement; auxiliary.
  3. Giving aid, support, service, etc.; serving to supplement; auxiliary
That gives support, help, or approval
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  1. That gives support, help, or approval
  2. Providing support.
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