Auxiliary

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Auxiliary->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ auxiliary
auxiliary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recruit
recruit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ assistant
assistant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adjuvant
adjuvant
adjutant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ayudante
ayudante
coaid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ adjunct
adjunct
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ help
help
helper
help mate
helping hand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ midwife
midwife
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ colleague
colleague
partner
mate
confrere
cooperator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ coadjutor
coadjutor
coadjutrix
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ collaborator
collaborator
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ally
ally
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ friend
friend
&c. 890
confidant
fidus Achates
pal
alter ego
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ confederate
confederate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ accomplice
accomplice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ complice
complice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ accessory
accessory
accessory after the fact
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ particeps criminis
particeps criminis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ socius criminis
socius criminis
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ aide-de-camp
aide-de-camp
secretary
clerk
associate
marshal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ right-hand
right-hand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ candle-holder
candle-holder
bottle-holder
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ handmaid
handmaid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ servant
servant
&c. 746
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ puppet
puppet
cat's-paw
jackal|
=>!
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ tool
tool
ame damnee
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ satellite
satellite
adherent
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ votary
votary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sectarian
sectarian
secretary
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ seconder
seconder
backer
upholder
abettor
advocate
partisan
champion
patron
friend at court
mediator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ angel
angel
=>(theater, entertainment)
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ friend in need
friend in need
Jack at a pinch
deus ex machina
guardian angel
tutelary genius

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Auxiliary — may refer to:*A backup system *An auxiliary input. See Scart and Jack (connector). *An auxiliary verb *International auxiliary language *Auxiliary police *Troops supporting the main force of an army see auxiliaries **Armed Forces auxiliary… …   Wikipedia

  • auxiliary — auxiliary, subsidiary, accessory, contributory, subservient, ancillary, adjuvant mean supplying aid or support. Auxiliary may imply subordinate rank or position {an auxiliary organization} {an auxiliary bishop} {the conclusion that the humanistic …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Auxiliary — Aux*il ia*ry (?; 106), a. [L. auxiliarius, fr. auxilium help, aid, fr. augere to increase.] Conferring aid or help; helping; aiding; assisting; subsidiary; as auxiliary troops. [1913 Webster] {Auxiliary scales} (Mus.), the scales of relative or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auxiliary — [ôg zil′yə rē; ôgzil′ē ə rē, ôg zilē er΄ē; ] often [, ôgzil′ə rē] adj. [L auxiliaris, helpful < auxilium, aid < pp. of augere, to increase: see WAX2] 1. giving help or aid; assisting or supporting 2. acting in a subsidiary, or subordinate,… …   English World dictionary

  • auxiliary — Ⅰ. auxiliary UK US /ɔːgˈzɪliəri/ adjective ► used in addition to the main team, organization, system, etc. in order to give extra help and support: auxiliary staff/police/nurses »About 4800 unarmed auxiliary police officers work on a volunteer… …   Financial and business terms

  • auxiliary — index abettor, additional, adjunct, affiliate, appurtenance, appurtenant, associate, backer, clerical …   Law dictionary

  • Auxiliary — Aux*il ia*ry, n.; pl. {Auxiliaries}. 1. A helper; an assistant; a confederate in some action or enterprise. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) pl. Foreign troops in the service of a nation at war; (rarely in sing.), a member of the allied or subsidiary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auxiliary — [adj] supplementary abetting, accessory, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, backup, complementary, contributory, extra, reserve, secondary, spare, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, supporting; concepts 546,824 Ant. body, main auxiliary [n]… …   New thesaurus

  • auxiliary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ providing supplementary or additional help and support. ► NOUN (pl. auxiliaries) ▪ an auxiliary person or thing. ORIGIN Latin auxiliarius, from auxilium help …   English terms dictionary

  • auxiliary — (adj.) c.1600, from L. auxiliaris helpful, from auxilium aid, help, support, related to auctus, pp. of augere to increase (see AUGMENT (Cf. augment)). Military noun meaning foreign troops in service of a nation at war is from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • auxiliary — /awg zil yeuh ree, zil euh /, adj., n., pl. auxiliaries. adj. 1. additional; supplementary; reserve: an auxiliary police force. 2. used as a substitute or reserve in case of need: The hospital has an auxiliary power system in case of a blackout.… …   Universalium

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