Ancillary vs Assisted - What's the difference?
As an adjective ancillary
is subordinate; secondary; auxiliary; accessory.
As a noun ancillary
is something that serves an ancillary function, such as an easel for a painter.
As a verb assisted is
Subordinate; secondary; auxiliary; accessory.
* 1836 , :
* 1898 ,
- how easily he took all things along with him,—the persons, the opinions, and the day, and nature became ancillary to a man.
- [E]very organ of the body, whatever function it may perform, must also perform the other four functions in an ancillary manner.
Something that serves an ancillary function, such as an easel for a painter.
(archaic) An auxiliary; a subordinate.
(label) To stand (at a place) or to (an opinion).
(label) To attend
* 1967 , The Rev. Loren Gavitt (ed.), Saint Augustine's Prayer Book: A Book of Devotion for members of the Episcopal Church , revised edition, West Park, NY: Holy Cross Publications, p. 8:
- A great part of the nobility assisted to his opinion.
- To assist at Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation.
, date=April 15
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Tottenham 1-5 Chelsea
, passage=The referee seemed well placed to award the goal, but video evidence suggested the protests were well founded and the incident only strengthens the case of those lobbying for technology to assist
(sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
A helpful action or an act of giving.
(sports) A statistic used in different sports to quantify the act of helping another player score points or goals; in baseball, an assist is defensive, allowing a teammate to record a putout.
- The foundation gave a much needed assist to the shelter.
- He had two assists in the game.