assistant (part of speech: noun)
auxiliary, patsy, abettor, henchman, hireling, aide-de-camp, proxy, junior, benefactor, attendant, acolyte, underling, functionary, flunky, assistant, accessory, chaperone, backer, attorney, accomplice, helpmate, adjunct, agent, helper, servant, employee, aide, laborer, aider, stooge, minion, partner, subordinate, lieutenant, follower, associate, deputy, menial, second, extra
relational (part of speech: adjective)
- But the works of all these, as rather ancillary to literature than actually literary, must here be passed over. - "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
- But what may be called the British or maritime form is in fact the application of the limited method to the unlimited form, as ancillary to the larger operations of our allies- a method which has usually been open to us because the control of the sea has enabled us to select a theatre in effect truly limited. - "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.
- Nor will ancillary proceedings in insolvency be allowed to prejudice the rights of citizens of the State in which they are instituted to any security which they might otherwise have for debts due them from the insolvent. - "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.