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Ancillary Explained

ancillary at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


ancillary at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

ancillary at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: ancilla 'female servant']//
1 ancillary workers/staff etc: workers who provide additional help and services for the people who do the main work in hospitals, schools etc//
2 formal connected with or supporting something else, but less important than it: --Agreement was reached on several ancillary matters.//

ancillary at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

ancillary at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

охранять; записывать; _интерф. Сохранить; save as _интерф. Сохранить как; save all _интерф. сохранить всё; save to URL Сохранить в URL? (kdedict);scalar

ANCILLARY at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

anchorage points for a baby's car seatnouns
(plural anchormen ) (also anchor especially in AmE) a

Ancillary at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ancillary \An"cil*la*ry\, a. [L. ancillaris, fr. ancilla a
female servant.]
Subservient or subordinate, like a handmaid; auxiliary.

The Convocation of York seems to have been always
considered as inferior, and even ancillary, to the
greater province. --Hallam.

ancillary at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : relating to something that is added but is not essential;
"an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms
of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to
each other" [syn: {accessory}, {adjunct}, {adjuvant}, {appurtenant},
{auxiliary}, {subsidiary}]

ancillary at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: was wotd » 2009|December|31


From Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » ancillaris|ancillāris|lang=la, from Inter: term » ancilla||maid|lang=la, diminutive of Inter: term » ancula|lang=la, feminine of Inter: term » anculus||a male servant|lang=la, from *Inter: term » |ancus|a servant|lang=la, from Inter: term » ambi-||about|lang=la + Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » kwol-o-|lang=ine-pro, from base Inter: recons » kwel-||move round, turn about, be much about|lang=ine-pro.Inter: R:Online Etymology Dictionar » y
See Inter: term » ambi-|lang=la for cognate terms of prefix, such as Inter: term » ambulate|lang=en; Inter: term » cycle|lang=en is cognate from the Proto-Indo-European root.


* Inter: audio » en-us-ancillary.ogg|Audio (US)


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Subordinate; secondary; auxiliary; accessory.
    1. 1836, Category: w - :Ralph Waldo Emerson|Ralph Waldo Emerson, Category: w - :Nature (Essay)|Nature, Category: s - :Nature (1836)/Chapter 3|Chapter 3:
    2. : Inter: .. » . how easily he took all things along with him,—the persons, the opinions, and the day, and nature became ancillary to a man.
    3. 1898, Category: w - :John Wesley Powell|John Wesley Powell, Truth and Error, Category: s - :Truth and Error or the Science of Intellection/Chapter 7|Chapter 7
    4. : Every organ of the body, whatever function it may perform, must also perform the other four functions in an ancillary manner.


      Inter: trans-top » subordinate, secondary, auxiliary, accessory

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|помощен, Inter: t+ » bg|спомагателен
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|sekundær, Inter: t- » da|underordnet
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|avustava, Inter: t+ » fi|apu|alt=apu-; Inter: t+ » fi|tukeva, Inter: t+ » fi|tuki|alt=tuki-; Inter: t- » fi|toissijainen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|subordonné|m, Inter: t+ » fr|secondaire|m|f, Inter: t+ » fr|auxiliaire|m|f, Inter: t+ » fr|ancillaire
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Hilfs-, Inter: t- » de|Neben-, Inter: t- » de|Zusatz-

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|subordinato|m, Inter: t- » it|secondario|m, Inter: t+ » it|ausiliare
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|subordinado|m, Inter: t+ » pt|secundário|m, Inter: t+ » pt|auxiliar
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|вспомогательный, Inter: t+ » ru|подсобный|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|дополнительный|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|подчинённый|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|secundario, Inter: t+ » es|auxiliar
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|yardımcı, Inter: t+ » tr|tali
    • Urdu: Inter: t » ur|معاون|tr=muawan|alt=مُعاوِن|sc=ur-Arab

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-noun » ancillaries
  • Something that serves an ancillary function, such as an easel for a painter.
    1. Inter: archai » c An auxiliary; a subordinate.


      Inter: trans-top » thing

  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|apuväline
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|accessoire|m
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|pomocniczy

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|вспомогательный|alt=вспомогательная Inter: t+ » ru|деталь|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|auxiliar|m|f, Inter: t+ » es|accesorio|m, Inter: t+ » es|apoyo|m,

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » person
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|apulainen; Inter: t+ » fi|alainen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|domestique, Inter: t+ » fr|serviteur, Inter: t+ » fr|boy, Inter: t- » fr|aide à la personne, Inter: t- » fr|employé de maison
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|domestico, Inter: t+ » it|servo

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|pomocnik
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|подчинённый|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|auxiliar|m|f, Inter: t+ » es|ayudante|m|f, Inter: t+ » es|subordinado|m, Inter: t- » es|subordinada|f, Inter: t+ » es|criado

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    • Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:OneLoo » k


      * cranially

    Translation: et » ancillary
    Translation: fr » ancillary
    Translation: ko » ancillary
    Translation: io » ancillary
    Translation: kn » ancillary
    Translation: ku » ancillary
    Translation: hu » ancillary
    Translation: mg » ancillary
    Translation: my » ancillary
    Translation: ja » ancillary
    Translation: pl » ancillary
    Translation: pt » ancillary
    Translation: ru » ancillary
    Translation: fi » ancillary
    Translation: sv » ancillary
    Translation: ta » ancillary
    Translation: th » ancillary
    Translation: vi » ancillary