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1. assistant

noun. ['əˈsɪstənt'] a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.

Synonyms

  • deputy
  • cat's-paw
  • doula
  • poser
  • subordinate
  • model
  • water boy
  • dental assistant
  • event planner
  • bat boy
  • accomplice
  • monitrice
  • labor coach
  • manikin
  • flower girl
  • worker
  • right-hand man
  • theater prompter
  • underling
  • waterer
  • attender
  • auxiliary
  • hatchet man
  • supporter
  • fashion model
  • powder monkey
  • helper
  • facilitator
  • aide
  • paraprofessional
  • actor's assistant
  • tender
  • manakin
  • man Friday
  • instrument
  • lieutenant
  • mannikin
  • underboss
  • confederate
  • enforcer
  • secretarial assistant
  • birthing coach
  • secretary
  • pawn
  • attendant
  • coadjutor
  • prompter
  • mannequin
  • chief assistant
  • foot soldier
  • girl Friday
  • subsidiary
  • dresser
  • whipper-in
  • sidesman

Antonyms

  • act
  • superior
  • insubordinate
  • domineering

Etymology

  • assistant (French)

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Rhymes with Assistant

  • self-consistent
  • nonexistent
  • inconsistent
  • consistent
  • resistant
  • persistent
  • insistent
  • existent
  • distant

How do you pronounce assistant?

Pronounce assistant as əˈsɪstənt.

US - How to pronounce assistant in American English

UK - How to pronounce assistant in British English

How do you spell assistant? Is it assitant ?

A common misspelling of assistant is assitant

Sentences with assistant


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you have an assistant, have him hold it while you climb to the roof.

2. Adjective
As a result, most bank manager trainees work as assistant bank managers after completing bank manager training.

Quotes about assistant


1. My very small part in WATCHMEN is that, every now and then, Alan would phone me: ''Neil, you're an educated man. Where does it say...''He would need a quote from the Bible, or an essay about owls. I was his occasional research assistant.
- Neil Gaiman

2. assistant

adjective. ['əˈsɪstənt'] of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another.

Synonyms

  • low-level
  • subordinate

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • assistant (French)
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