assistant

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noun as·sis·tant \ə-ˈsi-stənt\

Definition of assistant

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

  2. 2 :  a device or product that provides assistance software assistants personal digital assistant — see 1pda

assistant

adjective

Examples of assistant in a sentence

  1. an assistant to the college president

  2. an assistant to the store manager

  3. a wealthy executive who has a personal assistant

Origin and Etymology of assistant

see 1assist


First Known Use: 15th century



ASSISTANT Defined for English Language Learners

assistant

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noun as·sis·tant \ə-ˈsi-stənt\

Definition of assistant for English Language Learners

  • : 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


ASSISTANT Defined for Kids

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assistant

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adjective as·sis·tant \ə-ˈsi-stənt\

Definition of assistant for Students

  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 for Students

  1. :  a person who assists another



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