Definition for AUX-IL'IA-RY


  1. A helper; an assistant; a confederate in some action, enterprise or undertaking.
  2. In grammar, a verb which helps to form the modes and tenses of other verbs; as, have, be, may, can, do, must, shall, and will, in English; être and avoir, in French; avére and essere in Italian; estar and haber, in Spanish.

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