Assistant

  • 1 assistant — assistant, ante [ asistɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] n. • 1400; de assister I ♦ N. m. pl. Les assistants : ceux qui assistent à qqch. ⇒ assistance, public; auditeur, spectateur, témoin. Une femme parmi les assistants. II ♦ Personne qui en assiste une autre pour la… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 assistant — as‧sis‧tant [əˈsɪstnt] noun [countable] JOBS 1. also shop assistant or sales assistant someone who sells things in a shop; = sales clerk …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 assistant — n Assistant, helper, coadjutor, aid, aide, aide de camp all denote persons who take over part of the duties of another, especially in a subordinate capacity. Assistant is applicable to a person who meets this description, regardless of the status …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 assistant — assistant, ante (a si stan, stan t ) adj. 1°   Qui assiste. Il se dit particulièrement des ecclésiastiques qui, dans les messes solennelles, assistent le célébrant à l autel. Être assistant, servir de prêtre assistant.    S. m. L assistant, le… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 Assistant — As*sist ant, a. [Cf. F. assistant, p. pr. of assister.] 1. Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary. [1913 Webster] Genius and learning . . . are mutually and greatly assistant to each other. Beattie. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil.) Of the second… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 assistant — ASSISTANT, ANTE. adj. Qui est présent en un tel lieu. Il y avoit tant de Prêtres assistans à l Autel. Les Evêques assistans. Le premier, le second Evêque assistant.Assistant, s emploie souvent substantivement. Tous les assistans furent édifiés.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 7 assistant — Assistant. s. m. v. Celuy qui est present. Il pria tous les assistants. un grand nombre d assistants. Il se dit de aussi ceux qui ont quelque fonction dans une ceremonie, dans un sacre. Les Evesques assistants. il y avoit tant d assistants à l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 Assistant — As*sist ant, n. 1. One who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a means of help. [1913 Webster] Four assistants who his labor share. Pope. [1913 Webster] Rhymes merely as assistants to memory. Mrs. Chapone. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 assistant — I noun abettor, accessory, accomplice, adiutor, adiutrix, adjutant, adjuvant, advocate, agent, aide, aide de camp, aider, apprentice, associate, backer, champion, clerk, coadjutor, coaid, collaborator, colleague, confederate, confrere, cooperator …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 assistant — → asistente, 2 …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 11 assistant — [n] helper abettor, accessory, accomplice, adherent, adjunct, aide, ally, appointee, apprentice, associate, attendant, auxiliary, backer, backup*, coadjutant, coadjutor, collaborator, colleague, companion, confederate, cooperator, deputy, fellow… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 assistant — ► NOUN 1) a person who ranks below a senior person. 2) a person who helps in particular work …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 assistant — [ə sis′tənt] adj. assisting; helping; that serves as a helper n. 1. a person who assists or serves in a subordinate position; helper 2. a thing that aids …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Assistant — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot assistant peut désigner: Un ecclésiastiques qui, dans les messes solennelles, assiste le célébrant à l autel. Les personnes présentes en un lieu.… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 15 assistant — [[t]əsɪ̱stənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ assistants 1) ADJ: ADJ n Assistant is used in front of titles or jobs to indicate a slightly lower rank. For example, an assistant director is one rank lower than a director in an organization. ...the assistant secretary of …

    English dictionary

  • 16 assistant — n. 1) a personal assistant (BE; AE has personal secretary); research; shop (BE; AE has sales clerk); teaching assistant 2) an assistant to (an assistant to the president) * * * [ə sɪst(ə)nt] research teaching assistant shop (BE; AE has… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 assistant — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ chief, senior ▪ deputy ▪ personal ▪ I ll ask my personal assistant to deal with this. ▪ sp …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 assistant — as|sis|tant1 [əˈsıstənt] adj assistant manager/director/cook etc someone whose job is just below the level of manager, etc assistant 2 assistant2 S3 n 1.) someone who helps someone else in their work, especially by doing the less important jobs ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 assistant — {{11}}assistant (adj.) mid 15c., helpful, of assistance, from M.Fr. assistent (see ASSISTANT (Cf. assistant) (n.)). {{12}}assistant (n.) mid 15c., assistent one who helps or aids another, from M.Fr. assistent, adjective and noun, properly prp. of …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 20 assistant — 1 adjective assistant manager/director/cook etc someone whose job is just below the level of manager, etc 2 noun (C) 1 someone who helps someone else in their work, especially by doing the less important jobs: a clerical assistant 2 a shop… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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