auxiliary (n.)

  1. someone who acts as assistant

    [ Syn: aide ]

    auxiliary (adj.)

  1. functioning in a supporting capacity; the main library and its auxiliary branches

    [ Syn: subsidiary , supplemental , supplementary ]

  2. furnishing added support; an ancillary pump; an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism; The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

    [ Syn: accessory , adjunct , ancillary , adjuvant , appurtenant ]

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