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Origin of auxiliary verb
Words nearby auxiliary verb
British Dictionary definitions for auxiliary verb
Cultural definitions for auxiliary verb
A “helping” verb that modifies the main verb, as in “Gail can win,” “Gail did win,” “Gail could have won.” A question often begins with an auxiliary verb: “Did Gail win?” “Could Gail lose?” The various forms of the verbs can, have, is, and does frequently act as auxiliaries.