What does the word auxiliary mean?

  • That which assists, or from which assistance is obtained.

  • 1. Aiding. 2. An aid or assistance.

Usage examples for auxiliary

  1. The auxiliary generators would have to carry the load. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  2. The false Stair ran to and fro firing the muskets over the shoulders of his auxiliary potato- sacks. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  3. At other times the star- sapphire which Burton carried on his person proved a valuable auxiliary- and convinced where words failed. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright

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