What is another word for ancillary?

Synonyms for ancillary
ˈæn səˌlɛr i; esp. Brit. ænˈsɪl ə rian·cil·la·ry

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. 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"

    supplementary, accessary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary, supplemental, adjunct, accessory, assistant, subsidiary


Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 2 votes

  1. ancillaryadjective

    helping, helpful, auxiliary, instrumental

  2. ancillaryadjective

    subservient, subordinate

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  1. Elizabeth Prelogar:

    This is not a case where the agency relied on statutory language that is vague, cryptic, ancillary, or modest.

  2. David Meger:

    The very strong underlying inflationary pressures continue to be the main supportive fundamental factor driving the gold price. There are other ancillary factors, most notably, the war in Ukraine.

  3. Jason Maloni:

    When Paul Manafort met with President Moreno of Ecuador to discuss the China Development Fund, The President of Ecuador raised with Paul Manafort Paul Manafort desire to remove Julian Assange from Ecuador's embassy, paul Manafort listened but made no promises as this was ancillary to the purpose of the meeting.

  4. Virginia Canter:

    That's also probably an ancillary benefit, is if somebody is weighted in a particular stock, it allows them to diversify their portfolio, since you're limiting your subsequent investment, you may also not be maximizing your profit.

  5. Adam Meyers:

    He wasn't a serious threat. He was most likely a nuisance hacker, it was his involvement in recruitment, communications and other ancillary support that would have made him a target.

Translations for ancillary

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  • помощен, спомагателенBulgarian
  • auxiliarCatalan, Valencian
  • underordnet, sekundærDanish
  • neben-, hilfs-, zusatz-German
  • βοηθητικόςGreek
  • ayudante, auxiliar, apoyo, subordinada, criado, secundario, subordinado, accesorioSpanish
  • کمکیPersian
  • apu, apulainen, avustava, tuki, toissijainen, apuväline, tukeva, alainenFinnish
  • auxiliaire, ancillaire, boy, accessoire, secondaire, domestique, subordonné, employé de maison, serviteur, aide à la personneFrench
  • domestico, servo, secondario, subordinato, ausiliareItalian
  • נלווהHebrew
  • ondergschikt, ondersteunendDutch
  • pomocnik, pomocniczyPolish
  • secundário, auxiliar, ancilário, ancilar, auxiliário, subordinadoPortuguese
  • подсобный, подчинённый, вспомогательный, дополнительный, детальRussian
  • sekundär, underordnadSwedish
  • tali, yardımcıTurkish
  • مُعاوِنUrdu
  • אַנסיללאַריYiddish
  • 辅助的Chinese

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