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

- Auxiliary may refer to: A backup site or system Auxiliary verb International auxiliary language Auxiliary police Auxiliaries: civilians or quasi-military...
- An auxiliary verb (abbreviated aux) is a verb that adds functional or grammatical meaning to the clause in which it appears, such as to express tense...
- An auxiliary force is an organized group supplementing but not directly incorporated in a regular military or police entity. It may comprise either civilian...
- distinguished as a cl**** based on certain grammatical properties. A modal auxiliary verb gives information about the function of the main verb that it governs...
- Auxiliary police, also called special police, are usually the part-time reserves of a regular police force. They may be armed or unarmed. They may be...
- Attack Submarine SSA: Submarine Auxiliary, Auxiliary/Cargo Submarine SSAN: Submarine Auxiliary Nuclear, Auxiliary/Cargo Submarine, Nuclear-powered SSB:...
- supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization...
- construction of naval auxiliaries for aircraft transport. U.S. ships built to meet these needs were initially referred to as auxiliary aircraft escort vessels...
- Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) (also Women's Army Service Pilots or Women's Auxiliary Service Pilots) was a civilian women pilots' organization, whose members...
- The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British Army during the Second World War. It was...
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