Definitions for auxiliary
ɔgˈzɪl yə ri, -ˈzɪl ə-aux·il·ia·ry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word auxiliary.
someone who acts as assistant
auxiliary, subsidiary, supplemental, supplementaryadjective
functioning in a supporting capacity
"the main library and its auxiliary branches"
accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliaryadjective
furnishing added support
"an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
A person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
A sailing vessel equipped with an engine.
An auxiliary verb.
A marching band colorguard.
Helping; giving assistance or support.
Supplementary or subsidiary.
Held in reserve for exceptional circumstances.
Of a ship, having both sails and an engine.
Relating to an auxiliary verb.
Etymology: From auxiliarius, equiv. to auxiliaris, from auxilium, from augere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Assistant; helping; confederate.
Etymology: from auxilium, Lat.
The giant brood,
That fought at Thebes and Ilium on each side,
Mix’d with auxiliar gods. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. i.
Their tractates are little auxiliary unto ours, nor afford us any light to detenebrate this truth. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
There is not the smallest capillary vein but it is present with, and auxiliary to it, according to its use. Matthew Hale, Orig. of Mank.
Nor from his patrimonial heav’n alone
Is Jove content to pour his vengeance down;
Aid from his brother of the seas he craves,
To help him with auxiliary waves. Dryden.
Helper; assistant; confederate.
Etymology: from auxilium, Lat.
In the strength of that power, he might, without the auxiliaries of any further influence, have determined his will to a full choice of God. South.
There are, indeed, a sort of underling auxiliars to the difficulty of a work, called commentators and criticks. Alexander Pope.
conferring aid or help; helping; aiding; assisting; subsidiary; as auxiliary troops
a helper; an assistant; a confederate in some action or enterprise
foreign troops in the service of a nation at war; (rarely in sing.), a member of the allied or subsidiary force
a verb which helps to form the voices, modes, and tenses of other verbs; -- called, also, an auxiliary verb; as, have, be, may, can, do, must, shall, and will, in English; etre and avoir, in French; avere and essere, in Italian; estar and haber, in Spanish
a quantity introduced for the purpose of simplifying or facilitating some operation, as in equations or trigonometrical formulae
Etymology: [L. auxiliarius, fr. auxilium help, aid, fr. augere to increase.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Foreign or subsidiary troops which are furnished to a belligerent power in consequence of a treaty of alliance, or for pecuniary considerations. Of the latter description may be considered the Hessians that were employed by Great Britain to enslave America.
additional, or supplementing.
The numerical value of auxiliary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of auxiliary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
It is, therefore, a fact of law and of practical necessity that individuals are responsible for their own safety, and that of their loved ones. Police protection must be recognized for what it is: only an auxiliary general deterrent.
Apple is going through a transition period right now, i still believe that Apple will remain to its core a product company and that The Services segment are still auxiliary.
It's implausible because I was an auxiliary bishop and I had no access to money or - no access to significant resources, it's implausible because, of course, the attempt to bribe someone is criminal.
It was just auxiliary to the broader efforts we have and are working on.
Due to the prevailing security situation and as no system is set in place for handling dead bodies, the LRCS conduct these activities as an auxiliary to the authorities, their role is limited to the collection and transfer of dead bodies to the competent authorities.
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Translations for auxiliary
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- спомагателен глагол, допълнителен, помощник, резервен, спомагателен, помощенBulgarian
- auxiliarCatalan, Valencian
- subsidiär, unterstützend, hilfs-, Hilfsverb, Auxiliar, helfend, zurückhaltendGerman
- ayudante, auxiliarSpanish
- täiendav, abistavEstonian
- avustava, apu, lisä-, avustaja, apumoottorillinen, apuverbiFinnish
- kisegítő, tartalék, kiegészítő, segédHungarian
- helpilo, helpero, helpivo, helpiva, helpanta, helpantoIdo
- extra, helpend, ondersteunend, hulp-, hulpmotor, reserve-, hulpwerkwoord, bijkomendDutch
- hjelpeverb, hjelpe-Norwegian
- posiłkowy, pomocniczy, pomocnicze, pomocnicza, posiłkowa, rezerwowy, rezerwowe, posiłkowe, rezerwowa, czasownik posiłkowyPolish
- verbo auxiliar, auxiliarPortuguese
- вспомогательный глагол, запасной, ассистент, дополнительный, помощник, вспомогательныйRussian
- ȕzgrēdan, spȍredan, ùsputan, príčuvnī, pòmoćnīSerbo-Croatian
- yardmcı fiil, yardımcıTurkish
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