What does Assistant mean?

Definitions for Assistant
əˈsɪs təntAs·sis·tant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Assistant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assistant, helper, help, supporter(adj)

    a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

    "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"

  2. adjunct, assistant(adj)

    of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

Wiktionary

  1. assistant(Noun)

    Someone who is present; a bystander, a witness.

    Etymology: From assistant, from assister.

  2. assistant(Noun)

    A person who assists or helps someone else.

    Etymology: From assistant, from assister.

  3. assistant(Noun)

    sales assistant.

    Etymology: From assistant, from assister.

  4. assistant(Noun)

    A software tool that provides assistance in some task.

    Etymology: From assistant, from assister.

  5. assistant(Adjective)

    Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.

    Etymology: From assistant, from assister.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assistant(adj)

    helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.]

  2. Assistant(adj)

    of the second grade in the staff of the army; as, an assistant surgeon

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.]

  3. Assistant(noun)

    one who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a means of help

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.]

  4. Assistant(noun)

    an attendant; one who is present

    Etymology: [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. assistant

    In the English army, is the third grade in any particular branch of the staff, such as the quartermaster-general’s or adjutant-general’s. After the principal comes the deputy and then the assistant. In the United States it is the second grade in the staff branches of the army.

Editors Contribution

  1. assistant

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, training, awareness to perform their job title, role and responsibility to provide support in a business.

    Assistant roles are within retail, schools and other organizations.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4590

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistant' in Nouns Frequency: #1495

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assistant' in Adjectives Frequency: #673

How to pronounce Assistant?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Assistant in sign language?

  1. assistant

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assistant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assistant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Assistant in a Sentence

  1. Trumpsaidto Kushner:

    Reviewing emails recently confirmed my memory that the meeting was a waste of our time and that, in looking for a polite way to leave and get back to my work, I actually emailed an assistant from the meeting after I had been there for 10 or so minutes and wrote, ‘ Can you pls call me on my cell ? Need excuse to get out of meeting, ’.

  2. Peter Kadzik:

    Hope all is well with you, [Fallon’s wife], the kids, and the candidate, let me know if you or someone else needs a great assistant; my 25 year old son is ready for [Clinton].

  3. Border Protection:

    The first possibility is precluded by statute( the Deputy DHS secretary is the' first assistant,' and Ken Cuccinelli isn't that). He hasn't been confirmed by the Senate, which knocks out the second possibility. And he wasn't at DHS for any time before Secretary Nielsen resigned, let alone 90 of the 365 days preceding her departure. That ought to be the end of it.

  4. Jim Surin:

    There were about a dozen people there to welcome her, everyone from her aids and teachers to the principal and assistant superintendent. They were amazing and super supportive.

  5. Deputy Assistant Administrator Cheryl Anderson:

    One thing we're sure is that the situation won't get better if Deputy Assistant Administrator Cheryl Anderson looks the other way. Left unaddressed, extremist violence in the region will likely spread elsewhere, affecting security and well-being of Deputy Assistant Administrator Cheryl Anderson economic partners and allies. That's why our efforts are vital.

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