Assistant meaning

ə-sĭs'tənt
A person who assists or serves in a subordinate position; helper.
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An assistant is defined as a person who helps someone.

An example of an assistant is someone who comes to someone's home in order to help with household tasks when she is sick.

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The definition of an assistant is a person in a work setting who is inferior in rank and whose job it is to perform duties for someone else.

An example of an assistant is a secretary.

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An assistant surgeon.

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Assistant means anything that helps something else.

An example of an assistant is a piece of technology that enables a student with cerebral palsy to communicate better with others.

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One that assists; a helper.
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Holding an auxiliary position; subordinate.
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Giving aid; auxiliary.
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A thing that aids.
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Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.
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A person who assists or helps someone else.
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A software tool that provides assistance in some task.
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Assisting; helping; that serves as a helper.
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(UK) Sales assistant.
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Origin of assistant

  • From Middle French assistant, from assister.
    From Wiktionary