assistant (part of speech: noun)
attorney, patsy, abettor, henchman, hireling, aide-de-camp, proxy, junior, backer, associate, acolyte, underling, functionary, flunky, ancillary, accessory, chaperone, auxiliary, attendant, accomplice, helpmate, adjunct, agent, helper, servant, employee, aide, laborer, aider, stooge, minion, partner, subordinate, lieutenant, follower, assistant, deputy, menial, second, extra
benefactor (part of speech: noun)
- The worthy man embraced me again and again, calling me his benefactor, and saying that I had done more for his daughter than he would have done himself, which in a sense was perhaps true. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- My first benefactor, my beloved pupil, my earliest patron, was the same Don Martin Fonseca who seeks this girl with an honest love. - "Calderon The Courtier A Tale", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- There are many people on both sides of the Atlantic who regard you as a public benefactor. - "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.