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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·sis·tant /-tənt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·sist·ant a.
 1. Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.
    Genius and learning . . . are mutually and greatly assistant to each other.   --Beattie.
 2. Mil. Of the second grade in the staff of the army; as, an assistant surgeon. [U.S.]
 Note:In the English army it designates the third grade in any particular branch of the staff.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·sist·ant n.
 1. One who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a means of help.
    Four assistants who his labor share.   --Pope.
    Rhymes merely as assistants to memory.   --Mrs. Chapone.
 2. An attendant; one who is present.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
            [syn: adjunct]
      n : a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or
          furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable
          assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the
          work" [syn: helper, help, supporter]