What does assistant mean?

assistant meaning in General Dictionary

one that or that which helps a helper an auxiliary a means of help

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  • assisting lending help or support additional
  • of or relating to someone who is subordinate to some other
  • a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
  • assisting; financing help or support; additional.
  • associated with second grade inside staff regarding the military; since, an assistant physician.
  • One who, or whatever, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; an easy method of help.
  • An attendant; one who occurs.

assistant meaning in Law Dictionary

n staff member that helps someone with higher rank than all of them intheir tasks.

assistant meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., assistent "one which helps or helps another," from center French assistent, adjective and noun, precisely current participle of assister (see assist (v.)).

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  • mid-15c., "helpful, of support," from center French assistent (see assistant (letter.)).

assistant meaning in Business Dictionary

An employee who helps a manager or any other worker of higher ranking with the conclusion of activities.

assistant - French to English

dental care assistant

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assistant meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.

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  • (a.) Of 2nd grade within the staff regarding the military; as, an assistant physician.
  • (n.) A person who, or whatever, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; an easy method of assistance.
  • (letter.) An attendant; a person who occurs.

Sentence Examples with the word assistant

He was assistant Hebrew instructor (1832-1833) at Andover, and having been licensed to preach by the Londonderry Presbytery in 1830 was ordained as an evangelist by the Third Presbytery of New York in 1833.

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