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auxiliary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of auxiliary

  1. available to supply something extra when needed the auditorium has an auxiliary cooling system used only on particularly sweltering days Synonyms of auxiliary accessorial, accessory, appurtenant, peripheral, supplemental, supplementary Words Related to auxiliary backup, makeshift, substitute; added, additional, another, further; complementary, contributory; adjuvant, assistant, assisting, helping, supportive, tributary; secondary, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary; dispensable, excess, nonessential, superfluous, surplus, unessential Near Antonyms of auxiliary basic, fundamental, primary, prime; all-important, essential, imperative, indispensable, integral, necessary, needed, needful, required, requisite, vital Antonyms of auxiliary chief, main, principal



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