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assistant

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noun as·sis·tant \-tənt\

Simple Definition of assistant

  • : a person who helps someone; especially : a person whose job is to help another person to do work

  • : a person whose job is to help the customers in a store

Full Definition of assistant

  1. :  a person who assists :  helper; also :  a person holding an assistantship

assistant adjective

Examples of assistant

  1. an assistant to the college president

  2. an assistant to the store manager

  3. a wealthy executive who has a personal assistant



15th Century

First Known Use of assistant

15th century



ASSISTANT Defined for Kids

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assistant

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adjective as·sis·tant \ə-ˈsi-stənt\

Definition of assistant

  1. :  acting as a helper to another <an assistant manager>




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assistant

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noun as·sis·tant

Definition of assistant

  1. :  a person who assists another





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