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1. auxiliary

noun. ['ɑːgˈzɪljɝi, ɑːgˈzɪliːɛri'] someone who acts as assistant.

Synonyms

  • nursing aide
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant
  • nurse's aide
  • aide

Antonyms

  • essential
  • neutral
  • negative
  • unhelpful

Etymology

  • auxiliarius (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Auxiliary

  • contrary
  • demary
  • essary
  • evidentiary
  • evidentiary
  • incendiary
  • intermediary
  • intermediary
  • precautionary
  • savary
  • singletary
  • trenary
  • voluntary

How do you spell auxiliary? Is it auxilliary ?

A common misspelling of auxiliary is auxilliary

Example sentences of the word auxiliary


1. Adjective
Remove the spool nut by hand and lift the spool out of the auxiliary handle.

2. auxiliary

adjective. ['ɑːgˈzɪljɝi, ɑːgˈzɪliːɛri'] functioning in a supporting capacity.

Synonyms

  • subsidiary
  • supplemental
  • secondary

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • auxiliarius (Latin)

3. auxiliary

adjective. ['ɑːgˈzɪljɝi, ɑːgˈzɪliːɛri'] furnishing added support.

Synonyms

  • appurtenant
  • accessory
  • ancillary
  • supportive
  • adjuvant

Antonyms

  • act
  • captor
  • bad person
  • dominant

Etymology

  • auxiliarius (Latin)
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