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Another word for auxiliary

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Adjective
  1. Giving or able to give help or support

      1. That gives support, help, or approval
      2. Providing support.
      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
      1. Contributing, as to a common fund
      2. Subject to an impost or levy.
      3. Having a share in bringing about a result
      1. Of a secondary nature; subordinate:
      2. Accompanying or existing in a subordinate, corroborative, or indirect relationship
      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.
      1. Giving aid; auxiliary.
      2. Holding an auxiliary position; subordinate.
      3. Assisting; helping; that serves as a helper
      1. That serves as an aid; auxiliary
      2. Auxiliary or accessory:
      3. Auxiliary; collateral; dependant; supplemental; subordinate. Auxiliary; collateral; dependant; supplemental; subordinate.
      1. (Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
      2. Extra; additional; helping in a secondary or subordinate way
      3. (Law) Involving the knowing assistance of a lawbreaker in the commission of a crime without actual participation in the crime.
    See also:

    help

  2. Used or held in reserve

    See also:

    increase

Noun
  1. A person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

      1. The second forward gear of a transmission: it provides more speed but less torque than first
      2. (Informal) A second serving of food.
      3. (Baseball, short for) second base
      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.
      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.
      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:
      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.
      1. A thing that aids
      2. One that assists; a helper.
      3. A person who assists or serves in a subordinate position; helper
      1. An aide-de-camp.
      2. An assistant; a helper:
      1. An assistant
      2. (Mil.) A staff officer who serves as an administrative assistant to the commanding officer
      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.
    See also:

    help

Another word for auxiliary

Noun
      1. A very large stork (Leptoptilos dubius) about 1.5 m (5 ft) tall, of India and Southeast Asia, with a bare head and neck and a large, thick bill
      2. Either of two large Asian storks (Leptoptilos dubius or L. javanicus) having a head and neck bare of feathers, black wings, and white underparts.
      3. A similar but smaller stork (L. javanicus) found in the same countries
      1. A subordinate or supplementary item; an adjunct.
      2. Something extra; thing added to help in a secondary way
      3. A piece of optional equipment for convenience, comfort, appearance, etc.
      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.
    See also:

    assistant