Her assistant was sent off to bring her outfit to the venue where the event was held.
The assistant who referred him: a woman known only as "Nadia."
Abd Ar-Rahim al-Hammadi, who goes by the name Abu Omar, is the assistant headmaster at the school.
mid-15c., assistent "one who helps or aids another," from Middle French assistent, adjective and noun, properly present participle of assister (see assist (v.)).
mid-15c., "helpful, of assistance," from Middle French assistent (see assistant (n.)).