Synonyms for (noun) auxiliary

Synonyms: aide, auxiliary

Definition: someone who acts as assistant

Similar words: assistant, help, helper, supporter

Definition: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: my invaluable assistant; they hired additional help to finish the work

Synonyms for (adjective) auxiliary

Synonyms: subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary, auxiliary

Definition: functioning in a supporting capacity

Usage: the main library and its auxiliary branches

Similar words: secondary

Definition: being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate

Usage: the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher; a secondary source; a secondary issue; secondary streams


Synonyms: auxiliary, ancillary, accessory, adjunct, adjuvant, appurtenant

Definition: furnishing added support

Usage: an ancillary pump; an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism; The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

Similar words: supportive

Definition: furnishing support or assistance

Usage: a supportive family network; his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer