Meaning of AUXILIARY in English

AUXILIARY

adj. 1 helping, assisting, supportive, aiding, abetting; helpful, accessory, supplementary In a well-balanced mind, imagination and understanding are auxiliary to each other 2 subordinate, additional, subsidiary, secondary, ancillary, extra, reserve; accessory Larger sailing vessels have an auxiliary motor in case the wind fails

n. 3 help, assistance, aid, support, accessory Knowing another language is a useful auxiliary in the study of your own 4 helper, assistant, aide, alter ego, supporter, Colloq man Friday, girl Friday Let me introduce Pat, my auxiliary, who will help you if I am not available

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.