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.

  2. assistant(Noun)

    A person who assists or helps someone else.

  3. assistant(Noun)

    sales assistant.

  4. assistant(Noun)

    A software tool that provides assistance in some task.

  5. assistant(Adjective)

    Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.

  6. Origin: From assistant, from assister.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assistant(adj)

    helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary

  2. Assistant(adj)

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

  3. Assistant(noun)

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

  4. Assistant(noun)

    an attendant; one who is present

  5. Origin: [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.

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?

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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. Thomas J. Watson:

    A manager is an assistant to his men.

  2. Matt McIlwain:

    That trusted assistant could function as my agent for all kinds of transactions and activities.

  3. Chief Executive Elms:

    The company had an employee at the time who was effectively a political assistant... it was from the company.

  4. Barnaby Furnas:

    I literally think of that robot as a friend, more than a pet, less than an art assistant - somewhere in there.

  5. Aung Htet Myat:

    I carry baskets with stones the whole day, if there is no gravel boat to unload, I help bus drivers as an assistant.

Images & Illustrations of assistant

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