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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 Secretarial Assistant

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

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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