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auxiliary

(adjective) Functioning in a supporting capacity.

Synonyms: subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary

Usage: The main library and its auxiliary branches serviced the needs of the large community.
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auxiliary
Definition: (adjective) Functioning in a supporting capacity.
Synonyms: subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary
Usage: The main library and its auxiliary branches serviced the needs of the large community.
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Related to auxiliary: auxiliary verb, modal auxiliary, auxiliary nurse
aux·il·ia·ry (ôg-zĭl′yə-rē, -zĭl′ə-rē)
adj.
1. Giving assistance or support; helping.
2. Acting as a subsidiary; supplementary: the main library and its auxiliary branches.
3. Held in or used as a reserve: auxiliary troops; an auxiliary power generator.
4. Nautical Equipped with a motor as well as sails.
5. Grammar Of, relating to, or being an auxiliary verb.
n. pl. aux·il·ia·ries
1. An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity: a volunteers' auxiliary at a hospital.
2. A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
3. Grammar An auxiliary verb.
4. Nautical
a. A sailing vessel equipped with a motor.
b. A vessel, such as a supply ship or a tug, that is designed for and used in instances and services other than combat.
[Middle English, from Latin auxiliārius, from auxilium, help; see aug- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
auxiliary (ɔːɡˈzɪljərɪ; -ˈzɪlə-)
adj
1. secondary or supplementary
2. supporting
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical (of a sailing vessel) having an engine: an auxiliary sloop.
n, pl -ries
4. a person or thing that supports or supplements; subordinate or assistant
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. a sailing vessel with an engine
b. the engine of such a vessel
6. (Nautical Terms) navy a vessel such as a tug, hospital ship, etc, not used for combat
[C17: from Latin auxiliārius bringing aid, from auxilium help, from augēre to increase, enlarge, strengthen]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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auxiliary

Definition: (adjective) Functioning in a supporting capacity.
Synonyms: subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary
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