Definition of Auxiliary. Meaning of Auxiliary. Synonyms of Auxiliary

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Definition of Auxiliary

Auxiliary
Auxiliary Aux*il"ia*ry (?; 106), a. [L. auxiliarius, fr. auxilium help, aid, fr. augere to increase.] Conferring aid or help; helping; aiding; assisting; subsidiary; as auxiliary troops. Auxiliary scales (Mus.), the scales of relative or attendant keys. See under Attendant, a. Auxiliary verbs (Gram.). See Auxiliary, n., 3.
Auxiliary
Auxiliary Aux*il"ia*ry, n.; pl. Auxiliaries. 1. A helper; an assistant; a confederate in some action or enterprise. 2. (Mil.) pl. Foreign troops in the service of a nation at war; (rarely in sing.), a member of the allied or subsidiary force. 3. (Gram.) A verb which helps to form the voices, modes, and tenses of other verbs; -- called, also, an auxiliary verb; as, have, be, may, can, do, must, shall, and will, in English; [^e]tre and avoir, in French; avere and essere, in Italian; estar and haber, in Spanish. 4. (Math.) A quantity introduced for the purpose of simplifying or facilitating some operation, as in equations or trigonometrical formul[ae]. --Math. Dict.

Meaning of Auxiliary from wikipedia

- Look up auxiliary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Auxiliary may refer to: A backup site or system Auxiliary language (disambiguation) Auxiliary verb...
- Auxiliaries are support personnel that ****ist the military or police but are organised differently from regular forces. Auxiliary may be military volunteers...
- An auxiliary bishop is a bishop ****igned to ****ist the diocesan bishop in meeting the pastoral and administrative needs of the diocese. Auxiliary bishops...
- An auxiliary verb (abbreviated aux) is a verb that adds functional or grammatical meaning to the clause in which it occurs, so as to express tense, aspect...
- An auxiliary ship is a naval ship designed to support combatant ships and other naval operations. Auxiliary ships are not primary combatant vessels, though...
- Look up auxiliary language in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. An auxiliary language is one not the primary or native language of a community. It may...
- In electrochemistry, the auxiliary electrode, often also called the counter electrode, is an electrode used in a three-electrode electrochemical cell...
- The Auxiliary Units, Home Guard Shock Squads or GHQ Auxiliary Units were specially trained, highly secret quasi military units created by the British...
- In stereochemistry, a chiral auxiliary is a stereogenic group or unit that is temporarily incorporated into an organic compound in order to control the...
- Auxiliary police, also called volunteer police, reserve police, ****istant police, civil guards, or special police, are usually the part-time reserves...