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"
of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
Someone who is present; a bystander, a witness.
A person who assists or helps someone else.
A software tool that provides assistance in some task.
Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.
Origin: From assistant, from assister.
helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary
of the second grade in the staff of the army; as, an assistant surgeon
one who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a means of help
an attendant; one who is present
Origin: [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
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.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'assistant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4590
Rank popularity for the word 'assistant' in Nouns Frequency: #1495
Rank popularity for the word 'assistant' in Adjectives Frequency: #673
The numerical value of assistant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of assistant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of assistant in a Sentence
A manager is an assistant to his men.
That trusted assistant could function as my agent for all kinds of transactions and activities.
The company had an employee at the time who was effectively a political assistant... it was from the company.
I literally think of that robot as a friend, more than a pet, less than an art assistant - somewhere in there.
I carry baskets with stones the whole day, if there is no gravel boat to unload, I help bus drivers as an assistant.
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Translations for assistant
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- помощник, асистент, спомагателенBulgarian
- auxiliar, assistenteCatalan, Valencian
- pomocník, pomocnice, asistent, asistentkaCzech
- Assistent, Helfer, Mitarbeiter, helfend, hilfreichGerman
- asistente, ayudanteSpanish
- دستیار, آسیستانPersian
- assistentti, aputyöntekijä, apulais-, apulainen, avustaja, avustavaFinnish
- aide, auxiliaire, assistantFrench
- segéd, helyettes, asszisztensHungarian
- helpanto, helperoIdo
- 助手, アシスタントJapanese
- asîstan, شاگردKurdish
- taituarā, kaiāwhinaMāori
- assistent, assisterende, medhjelperNorwegian
- medhjelpar, assistentNorwegian Nynorsk
- ajudante, assistentePortuguese
- ассистентка, ассистент, помощница, вспомогательный, помощникRussian
- asistente, asistentAlbanian
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