Synonyms of assistant
1 helperDictionary • He had been accompanied to the meeting by an assistant.
helper • Wheelchair users must be accompanied by a helper.
partner • They were partners in crime.
ally • He is a close ally of the Prime Minister.
colleague • Three of my colleagues have been made redundant.
associate • the restaurant owner's business associates
supporter • a major supporter of the 1986 tax reform plan
aide • a close aide to the prime minister
second • He shouted to his seconds, 'I did it!'
accessory • She was charged with being an accessory to the embezzlement of funds.
attendant • He was working as a car-park attendant.
backer • I was looking for a backer to assist me in the attempted buy-out.
collaborator • My wife was an important collaborator on the novel.
accomplice • His accomplice was arrested after a high-speed car chase.
confederate • The conspirators were joined by their confederates.
auxiliary • a nursing auxiliary
henchman • Mad Frankie Fraser, one time henchman of the Krays' arch rivals
2 salespersonDictionary • The assistant checked the price on the back cover of the book.
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accessoryIf someone is guilty of being an accessory to a crime, they helped the person who committed it, or knew it was being committed but did not tell the police.
• She was charged with being an accessory to the embezzlement of funds.
accompliceSomeone's accomplice is a person who helps them to commit a crime.
• His accomplice was arrested after a high-speed car chase.
Thesaurus for assistant from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who assists, esp in a subordinate position