v. t.1.To support, either by furnishing strength or means in coöperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
[imp. & p. p. Aided ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Aiding.]
n.1.Help; succor; assistance; relief.
2.The person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; a helper; an assistant.
3.(Eng. Hist.) A subsidy granted to the king by Parliament; also, an exchequer loan.
4.(Feudal Law) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his lord on special occasions.
5.An aid-de-camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a general's aid.
Aid prayer
(Law) a proceeding by which a defendant beseeches and claims assistance from some one who has a further or more permanent interest in the matter in suit.
To pray in aid
to beseech and claim such assistance.
Noun1.Aidaid - a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance to depressed areas"
Synonyms: assistance, help
2.Aidaid - 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"
Synonyms: assist, assistance, help
3.aid - a gift of money to support a worthy person or cause
Synonyms: economic aid
4.aid - the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant attention"
Synonyms: care, tending, attention
Verb1.aid - 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"
Synonyms: assist, help
2.aid - improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
Synonyms: help
AID - Algebraic Interpretive Dialogue
AUTODIN Interface Device (AUTODIN, mil., USA)Samaritan, a leg up, abet, acolyte, adjutant, agent, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, alimony, alleviate, alleviation, allotment, allowance, alterative, analeptic, ancilla, annuity, assistance, assister, assuagement, attendant, auxiliary, avail, backer, backing, bail out, balm, balsam, bear a hand, befriend, befriender, benefactor, benefactress, benefit, benefiter, best man, bounty, carriage, carrying, clear the way, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, comfort, corrective, cure, depletion allowance, deputy, do for, do good, doctor, dole, ease, executive officer, expedite, explain, facilitate, favor, fellowship, finance, financial assistance, fund, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, good Samaritan, good person, grant, grant-in-aid, grease, grease the ways, grease the wheels, guaranteed annual income, hand, hasten, healing agent, healing quality, help, help along, help out, helping hand, helpmate, helpmeet, jack-at-a-pinch, lend a hand, lend one aid, lieutenant, lift, lighten, loose, lubricate, maintenance, make clear, make way for, ministering angel, ministrant, mitigate, mitigation, moral support, oil, old-age insurance, open the way, open up, paranymph, paraprofessional, patron, pave the way, pay the bills, pecuniary aid, pension, pension off, prepare the way, prescription, price support, proffer aid, protect, psychological support, public assistance, public welfare, quicken, rally, receipt, recipe, reclaim, redeem, reliance, relieve, remedial measure, remove friction, render assistance, rescue, restorative, restore, resuscitate, retirement benefits, revive, run interference for, save, scholarship, second, security blanket, servant, set up, sideman, simplify, smooth, smooth the way, soap the ways, sovereign remedy, specific, specific remedy, speed, stead, stipend, striker, subsidization, subsidize, subsidy, subvention, succor, succorer, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, supportive relationship, supportive therapy, sustaining, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, take in tow, tax benefit, unbar, unblock, unclog, unjam, upholding, upkeep, welfare, welfare aid, welfare payments
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Ahura Mazda
AI International
AI koan
Aich's metal
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Aid prayer
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