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a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

giving or able to give help or support

Synonyms for assistant

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Besides, I knew that my assistant was a good man, and that he would see to anything that turned up.
The assistants were paralysed with wonder; the boys with fear.
In the corridors were many people, and with his eyes on the broad shoulders of the assistant district attorney, Thorndike pushed his way through them.
Hubbard tramped downstairs, followed by the assistant, who glanced back at Dorian with a look of shy wonder in his rough uncomely face.
The letter from the executioner's assistant satisfied the master carpenter that those were the men he expected.
His assistant struggles in a sea of aggressive young men carrying note-books or upholding cameras and wearing bowler hats and enterprising ties.
Makar Alexeevich has the list," answered the assistant.
Ladies and gentlemen and beasts," he said, "I beg to announce that our Gracious Ruler has permitted me to obey the commands of the great Sorceress, Glinda the Good, whose humble Assistant I am proud to be.
But she refused, saying she could now afford to employ an assistant, and would continue the school till she could purchase an annuity sufficient to maintain her in comfortable lodgings; and, meantime, she would spend her vacations alternately with us and your sister, and should be quite contented if you were happy.
Tyler's assistant secretary, who had been left at home, assured me that there was no doubt but that the Toreador had sailed as promised, since he knew his employer well enough to be positive that nothing short of an act of God would prevent his doing what he had planned to do.
Two men, Cathcart and his assistant, who was only a boy, were lounging in low chairs.
This he had accomplished after her return from a vacation, by retaining her substitute as an assistant.
Much less could he know the training that for six years Del Mar, as assistant, had been taught to give the animals, and, thereby, had received for himself.
That," said the Assistant Pocketer of Deposits, "is one of our liabilities.
I took with me Robert Lorrie, assistant to the Fiscal.
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