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Synonyms for auxiliary
ɔgˈzɪl yə ri, -ˈzɪl ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aide, auxiliary(adj)

    someone who acts as assistant

    Synonyms:
    adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, primary

  2. auxiliary, subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary(adj)

    functioning in a supporting capacity

    "the main library and its auxiliary branches"

    Synonyms:
    adjuvant, supplementary, supplemental, adjunct, accessory, ancillary, subsidiary, appurtenant

    Antonyms:
    primary, unsupportive

  3. accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary(adj)

    furnishing added support

    "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"

    Synonyms:
    supplementary, accessary, adjuvant, appurtenant, supplemental, adjunct, accessory, assistant, ancillary, subsidiary

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, primary

Wiktionary

  1. auxiliary(adjective)

    Supplementary or subsidiary.

    Synonyms:
    accessory

  2. auxiliary(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    motorsailer

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. auxiliary

    An auxiliary is a person or thing that helps in a subordinate capacity. Allies unite as equals; auxiliaries are, at least technically, inferiors or subordinates. Yet the auxiliary is more than a mere assistant. The word is oftenest found in the plural, and in the military sense; auxiliaries are troops of one nation uniting with the armies, and acting under the orders, of another. Mercenaries serve only for pay; auxiliaries often for reasons of state, policy, or patriotism as well. Compare ACCESSORY; APPENDAGE.

    Synonyms:
    accessory, aid, ally, assistant, coadjutor, confederate, helper, mercenary, promoter, subordinate

    Antonyms:
    antagonist, hinderer, opponent, opposer

    Preposition:
    The auxiliaries of the Romans; an auxiliary in a good cause; an auxiliary to learning.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. auxiliary

    Synonyms:
    helpful, abetting, aiding, accessory, promotive, conducive, assistant, ancillary, assisting, subsidiary, helping

    Antonyms:
    unassisting, unconducive, unpromotive, redundant, superfluous, obstructive, retardative, irrelevant, cumbersome

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. auxiliary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    aiding, helping, assisting, ancillary, subsidiary, helpful

  2. auxiliary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    helper, assistant, coadjutor, adjutant, co-operative, ally, confederate, right-hand man

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. auxiliary(n)

    Synonyms:
    assistant, coadjutor, helper

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. auxiliary

    Synonyms:
    See Self-help support group

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How to use auxiliary in a sentence?

  1. Ammar Ammar:

    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.

  2. Peter Alan Kasler:

    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.

  3. Dan Morgan:

    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.

  4. George Pell:

    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.


Translations for auxiliary

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  • مساعدArabic
  • спомагателен, помощник, допълнителен, спомагателен глагол, помощен, резервенBulgarian
  • auxiliarCatalan, Valencian
  • pomocnýCzech
  • subsidiär, unterstützend, helfend, Auxiliar, hilfs-, Hilfsverb, zurückhaltendGerman
  • βοηθητικόςGreek
  • helpaEsperanto
  • auxiliar, ayudanteSpanish
  • abistav, täiendavEstonian
  • کمکیPersian
  • avustaja, avustava, lisä-, apu, apumoottorillinen, apuverbiFinnish
  • auxiliaireFrench
  • cúntachIrish
  • सहायकHindi
  • kiegészítő, kisegítő, tartalék, segédHungarian
  • օժանդակArmenian
  • helpanto, helpivo, helpiva, helpanta, helpero, helpiloIdo
  • ausiliareItalian
  • 보조Korean
  • ondersteunend, hulp-, hulpmotor, hulpwerkwoord, extra, bijkomend, reserve-, helpendDutch
  • hjelpe-, hjelpeverbNorwegian
  • pomocnicze, rezerwowe, posiłkowe, pomocniczy, pomocnicza, rezerwowy, rezerwowa, czasownik posiłkowy, posiłkowy, posiłkowaPolish
  • auxiliar, verbo auxiliarPortuguese
  • вспомогательный, помощник, вспомогательный глагол, дополнительный, запасной, ассистентRussian
  • ùsputan, príčuvnī, pòmoćnī, ȕzgrēdan, spȍredanSerbo-Croatian
  • துணைTamil
  • yardımcı, yardmcı fiilTurkish
  • معاونUrdu
  • Chinese

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