assistant

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French assistant, from assister.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK), (US)[1] IPA(key): /əˈsɪstənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈsɪstɛnt/
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AdjectiveEdit

assistant (not comparable) (attributive)

  1. Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.
    an assistant surgeon
  2. Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.

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NounEdit

assistant (plural assistants)

  1. (obsolete) Someone who is present; a bystander, a witness.
  2. A person who assists or helps someone else.
  3. (Britain) Sales assistant.
  4. A software tool that provides assistance in some task, a wizard program.
    Synonym: wizard

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

assistant

  1. present participle of assister

NounEdit

assistant m (plural assistants, feminine assistante)

  1. assistant

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

assistant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of assistō

Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

assistant (feminine singular assistante, masculine plural assistans, feminine plural assistantes)

  1. present participle of assister
  2. (may be preceded by en, invariable) gerund of assister

NounEdit

assistant m (plural assistans)

  1. assistant (person who is present)

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English assistant.

NounEdit

assistant m (plural assistants, feminine assistante)

  1. (Jersey) assistant