Associations to the word «Aid»


AID, noun. Help; assistance; succor, relief.
AID, noun. A helper; an assistant.
AID, noun. Something which helps; a material source of help.
AID, noun. (British) An historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort.
AID, noun. (British) An exchequer loan.
AID, noun. (legal) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
AID, noun. An aide-de-camp, so called by abbreviation.
AID, verb. (transitive) To (give) support (to); to further the progress of; to help; to assist.
AID, proper noun. Acronym of Agency for International Development.
AID AND ABET, verb. To be accomplice to someone in an illegal act.
AID CLIMBING, noun. (climbing) a type of rock climbing characterized by using equipment to make upward progress, as opposed to using the equipment solely for safety or for belays.
AID WORKER, noun. Someone who works for a charitable organisation devoted to helping others, especially one who works internationally or in conflict zones.

Dictionary definition

AID, noun. A resource; "visual aids in teaching".
AID, noun. The activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading".
AID, noun. Money to support a worthy person or cause.
AID, noun. The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention".
AID, verb. Give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house".
AID, verb. Improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient".

Wise words

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