noun \-tənt\

: 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

:  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

First Known Use of ASSISTANT

15th century


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