Origin of assistant
OTHER WORDS FROM assistantnon·as·sis·tant, nounun·as·sist·ant, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH assistantassistance, assistants
Words nearby assistant
How to use assistant in a sentence
Mimi Gehin, a director’s assistant for global production company Stink Films, lives with five other people in a warehouse in East London.‘It can take on a panopticon effect’: Slack’s presenteeism problem grows with no end in sight for remote work|Lucinda Southern|August 28, 2020|Digiday
That shared trait, he said, may help researchers find a way to get proof assistants to, in some sense, explain themselves.How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning?|Stephen Ornes|August 27, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Fitbit had more success with the $200 Versa, released in 2018, and last year’s follow up, the Versa 2, which first added the ability to connect with Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa.Fitbit debuts new smartwatches that track how stressed the owners are|Aaron Pressman|August 25, 2020|Fortune
Jessie Buckley is fantastic as her long-suffering British assistant Rosalyn Wilder and Rufus Sewell is fascinating as Judy’s third husband Sid Luft.
Hannah Kerner is an assistant research professor at the University of Maryland in College Park.Too many AI researchers think real-world problems are not relevant|Amy Nordrum|August 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The garrulous assistant to a fading screen siren in Clouds of Sils Maria.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thankfully, his assistant knows these roads like the back of his hand.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Through a work-study program with the school, he is a Program Assistant at the UNC-Chapel Hill LGBT Center.
The assistant manager at the A&F store had found Elauf qualified for the position and was apparently going to hire her.
I spent four years in a prison where each handicapped convict was issued an underpaid inmate assistant.
Of the parts the young assistant of Nicolas Amati was allowed to put his individuality to, conspicuously stands the scroll.
Sometimes the tracing down may have been done by some advanced pupil or competent assistant.
The Assistant Commissioner, hand pressed to brow, began to study a document which lay before him.
"Certainly—certainly," said the Assistant Commissioner, waving one large hand in the direction of a bookshelf.
"Certainly—certainly," murmured the Assistant Commissioner, glancing up absently.
British Dictionary definitions for assistant
- a person who assists, esp in a subordinate position
- (as modifier)assistant manager