Associations to the word «Auxiliary»


AUXILIARY, adjective. Helping; giving assistance or support.
AUXILIARY, adjective. Supplementary or subsidiary.
AUXILIARY, adjective. Held in reserve for exceptional circumstances.
AUXILIARY, adjective. (nautical) Of a ship, having both sails and an engine.
AUXILIARY, adjective. (grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
AUXILIARY, noun. A person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
AUXILIARY, noun. A sailing vessel equipped with an engine.
AUXILIARY, noun. (grammar) An auxiliary verb.
AUXILIARY, noun. A marching band colorguard.
AUXILIARY BISHOP, noun. A bishop who functions as another bishop's deputy where the weight of sacramental duties is too much for a single bishop. Compare coadjutor bishop.
AUXILIARY BISHOPS, noun. Plural of auxiliary bishop
AUXILIARY LANGUAGE, noun. Any language (whether constructed or natural), such as Volapük, Esperanto, Swahili, French, Russian or English, used or intended to be used (locally, regionally, nationally or internationally) for intercommunication by speakers of various other languages.
AUXILIARY LANGUAGE, noun. (short for) An international auxiliary language.
AUXILIARY LANGUAGE, noun. A local minority language which has official recognition.
AUXILIARY LANGUAGE, noun. A liturgical language, such as Latin, Sanskrit, or Old Church Slavonic, used in religious services.
AUXILIARY LANGUAGES, noun. Plural of auxiliary language
AUXILIARY OILER, noun. (US) (Navy) A naval oil tanker with the ability to perform underway replenishment of fuel oil or ship oil to ships of the fleet.
AUXILIARY VERB, noun. (grammar) A verb that accompanies the main verb in a clause in order to make distinctions in tense, mood, voice or aspect.
AUXILIARY VERBS, noun. Plural of auxiliary verb

Dictionary definition

AUXILIARY, noun. Someone who acts as assistant.
AUXILIARY, adjective. Functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches".
AUXILIARY, adjective. Furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn