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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 Verb

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  • superb
  • reverb
  • perturb
  • blurb
  • serb
  • scherb
  • kerb
  • herb
  • curb
  • erbe

Example sentences of the word auxiliary-verb


1. Noun Phrase
Verb phrases help writers convey meaning, and may be composed of a main verb and an auxiliary verb.

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. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • major form class
  • phrasal verb
  • intransitive verb
  • transitive verb form
  • participial
  • auxiliary verb
  • intransitive
  • participle
  • transitive verb
  • transitive
  • infinitive
  • intransitive verb form

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)

5. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence.

Synonyms

  • open-class word
  • frequentative
  • reflexive verb
  • copula
  • content word
  • linking verb

Antonyms

  • disjunctive

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)
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