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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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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)

4. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work.

Synonyms

  • motor
  • donkey engine
  • power train
  • heat engine
  • gear
  • aircraft engine
  • geartrain
  • reaction-propulsion engine
  • generator
  • reaction engine
  • train
  • automobile engine
  • auxiliary engine
  • camshaft

Antonyms

  • walk
  • big
  • large
  • unattractive

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] something used to achieve a purpose.

Synonyms

  • causal agency
  • cause

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks.

Synonyms

  • fender
  • train
  • cowcatcher
  • self-propelled vehicle
  • buffer
  • traction engine
  • choo-choo
  • pilot
  • tank engine
  • locomotive
  • switch engine
  • pilot engine
  • locomotive engine
  • tank locomotive
  • iron horse
  • railway locomotive
  • diesel locomotive
  • footplate
  • electric locomotive
  • steam locomotive
  • donkey engine
  • dinkey
  • shunter
  • dinky

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. engine

noun. ['ˈɛndʒən, ˈɪndʒən'] an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc..

Synonyms

  • instrument
  • catapult
  • bricole
  • onager
  • trebucket
  • mangonel
  • battering ram
  • ballista
  • arbalist
  • arbalest

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • rotor
  • stator

Etymology

  • engin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • engin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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