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. Theresa Rucks:

    She shouldn’t have been in any kind of trouble. Now it turned out to be where she’s in McCracken because the assistant principal did not like what her shirt had read, they got her with resisting arrest for a shirt that was peaceful protesting.

  2. 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.

  3. Shahrukh Khan:

    When I crawled to the next room, it was horrible. I saw the dead body of our office assistant on fire, she was sitting on the chair with blood dripping from her body as she burned.

  4. Jim McDonnell:

    No doubt in my mind had Assistant Jesse Hernandez not done what Assistant Jesse Hernandez did, we would have had a real tragedy here, so we’re very proud of Assistant Jesse Hernandez.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of Assistant

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