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Synonyms of aid in English:

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noun

1‘with the aid of his colleagues he prepared a manifesto’

SYNONYMS

assistance, support

help, backing, abettance, encouragement, cooperation, succour

a helping hand

2‘we have provided valuable economic and humanitarian aid’

SYNONYMS

donations, funding, contributions, subsidies, benefits, welfare, gifts, grants, relief, charity, financial assistance, subvention, alms, offerings, handouts, largesse

patronage, sponsorship, backing

scholarships, bursaries

debt remission

informal a leg up, shot in the arm

3‘a hospital aid’

SYNONYMS

helper, assistant

informal girl Friday, man Friday


verb

1‘he was liable to provide an army to aid the King of England’

SYNONYMS

help, assist, abet, come to the aid of, give assistance to, lend a hand to, be of service to

avail, succour, sustain

support, back, back up, second, stand by, uphold

2‘essences can be added to your bath to aid restful sleep’

SYNONYMS

facilitate, promote, encourage, help, speed up, hasten, accelerate, expedite, further, boost, give a boost to, give a lift to, give a push to, spur on, clear the way for, smooth the way for

ANTONYMS

discourage, hinder


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An ingenious invention originally meant to digitize bookkeeping, the software has enabled researchers and businesspeople to input infinite rows and columns of disparate data and then analyze the information with the aid of a computer.

HOW TO MAKE A.I. SMARTERJONATHANVANIAN2015SEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE

He already threatened to withhold federal pandemic aid unless the USPS quadrupled the rates it charges for last-mile delivery, a proposition that could make it impossible for the post office to compete.

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WORDS RELATED TO AID

accessory

nounperson peripherally involved in illegal activity

accomplice

nounhelper, especially in committing a crime

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help

(Usually uncountable) Something or someone which provide assistance with a task.

comfort

A condition of well-being, contentment, and security:

assistance

The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.

benefit

The definition of a benefit is something that will provide an advantage for others, something you may receive as compensation from an insurance company or an event to raise money for a worthwhile cause.

grant

Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:

compensation

Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration

support

Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.

favor

Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.

cooperation

The association of persons or businesses for common, usually economic, benefit.

allowance

Something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a specific purpose

succor

Assistance in time of distress; relief.

mitigation

Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.

ministry

The building in which such a department is housed.

advocacy

The definition of advocacy is the act of speaking on the behalf of or in support of another person, place, or thing.

encouragement

The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.

treatment

(--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:

furtherance

The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward:

advancement

An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.

backing

Support given to a person or cause

funding

Money set aside to pay for or finance something

honorarium

The definition of an honorarium is a small fee or payment paid for professional services or performance for which a fee legally or customarily is not given.

endowment

Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.

aide

The definition of an aide is a person who does certain things for another person that makes that person's job easier or more efficient.

assistant(related)

An assistant is defined as a person who helps someone.

abettor

A supporter or advocate. [Late 16th century.]

charity

A voluntary giving of money or other help to those in need

gift

Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:

welfare

Welfare is the state of good health, happiness and comfort or financial assistance from the government.

reinforcement

The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.

promotion

An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:

subvention

Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy

advice

Opinion given as to what to do or how to handle a situation; counsel

service

Service is the armed military.

sustenance

Something that sustains something else; essential support:

attention

The act of keeping one's mind closely on something or the ability to do this; mental concentration

first-aid

First aid is defined as medical assistance provided to a person who has suffered a medical emergency.

lift

hand

Physical assistance; help:

relief

impede(antonym)

To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay

guidance

Any of various processes for guiding the path of a vehicle or missile, by means of built-in equipment.

injure(antonym)

To cause physical harm to; hurt:

boost

A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.

lieutenant

(U.S. Navy) An officer ranking above a lieutenant junior grade and below a lieutenant commander

assist

(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.

serve

(Personal) To provide a service.

barrier(antonym)

(Ecology) A physical or biological factor that limits the migration, interbreeding, or free movement of individuals or populations.

obstacle(antonym)

Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:

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abet

The definition of abet means to support or help with an action, usually an illegal one.

advance

To put forward; propose or suggest:

allay

The definition of allay means to make better or decrease something that is unpleasant.

alleviate

To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:

alms

cooperate

The definition of cooperate is to work together in a positive manner for a common purpose.

coach

In or by means of coach accommodations

collaborate

The definition of collaborate means to work together.

forward

In an advanced position or a configuration registering a future time:

promote

To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:

remedy

To counteract or rectify (a problem, mistake, or undesirable situation).

uphold

To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.

blockage(antonym)

A blocking or being blocked

injury(antonym)

A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:

obstruction(antonym)

The definition of an obstruction is something that gets in the way, sticks out or blocks passage.

block(antonym)

(Sports) To impede an opponent.

obstruct(antonym)

To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. See Synonyms at block.

relieve

To give aid or assistance to

abetment

The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]

dole

A share of money, food, or clothing that has been charitably given:

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verb (used with object)

to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire.

to promote the progress or accomplishment of; facilitate.

verb (used without object)

to give help or assistance.

noun

help or support; assistance.

a person or thing that aids or furnishes assistance; helper; auxiliary.

aids,Manège.
  1. Also called natural aids .the means by which a rider communicates with and controls a horse, as the hands, legs, voice, and shifts in weight.
  2. Also called artificial aids .the devices used by a rider to increase control of a horse, as spurs, whip, and martingale.

aide-de-camp.

foreign aid.

a payment made by feudal vassals to their lord on special occasions.

English History. (after 1066) any of several revenues received by a king in the Middle Ages from his vassals and other subjects, limited by the Magna Charta to specified occasions.

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Origin of aid

First recorded in1375–1425; (noun) late Middle English ayde, from Anglo-French, Old French aide, noun derivative of aid(i)er, from Latin adjūtāre “to help” (frequentative of adjuvāre ), equivalent to ad- prefix meaning “toward” + -jū- “help” + -t- frequentative suffix + -āre infinitive suffix; (verb) from Anglo-French, Old French aid(i)er, from Latin, as above; see ad-

synonym study for aid

1. See help.

words often confused with aid

Although the nouns aid and aide both have among their meanings “an assisting person,” the spelling aide is increasingly used for the sense “helper, assistant”: One of the senator's aides is calling.Aide in military use is short for aide-de-camp. It is also the spelling in nurse's aide.

OTHER WORDS FROM aid

aider,nounaidful,adjectiveaidless,adjectiveun·aid·ed,adjective

un·aid·ed·ly,adverbun·aid·ing,adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH aid

1. aid , aide (see usage note at the current entry)2. aides, aids , AIDS

Words nearby aid

A.I.A., AIAW, A.I.C., AICC, AIChE, aid, Aida, Aidan, aid climbing, aid-de-camp, aide

Other definitions for aid (2 of 3)


nounU.S. Government.

the division of the United States International Development Cooperation Agency that coordinates the various foreign aid programs with U.S. foreign policy: established in 1961.

Origin of AID

1

A(gency for) I(nternational) D(evelopment)

Other definitions for aid (3 of 3)


abbreviation

American Institute of Decorators.

American Institute of Interior Designers.

British. artificial insemination donor.Also A.I.D.

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Words related to aid

gift, service, assistance, benefit, subsidy, compensation, relief, cooperation, care, treatment, subsidize, abet, assist, encourage, alleviate, promote, alleviation, backing, encouragement, sustenance

How to use aid in a sentence

  • He mentioned in particular that aid should focus on assistance for small businesses, among other things.

    Pelosi abruptly shifts course, restarts relief push amid signs economy is straining|Erica Werner, Rachael Bade|September 24, 2020|Washington Post

  • Forty percent claim they can’t last another six months without government aid, and it will be an arduous road to recovery for the rest.

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  • However, that aid has to be distributed at a sustainable pace and I think some of the programs that were thought up for Afghanistan were too ambitious.

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  • Republican leaders have suggesting trying to pass another PPP as a standalone bill while Democratic leaders believe aid to states is vital to stave off mass public sector layoffs.

    Supreme Court fight could derail chances for second stimulus check and extended unemployment benefits|Lance Lambert|September 21, 2020|Fortune

  • An ingenious invention originally meant to digitize bookkeeping, the software has enabled researchers and businesspeople to input infinite rows and columns of disparate data and then analyze the information with the aid of a computer.

    How to make A.I. smarter|jonathanvanian2015|September 21, 2020|Fortune

  • So working with the militants in order to deliver aid “becomes a requirement,” she said.

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  • Think of it as a frequent buyer program for personal karma, or a spiritual band-aid.

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  • In the Senate, the Democrats passed the budget 56-40 with the generous aid of 24 Republicans.

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  • After all, smaller developing nations like Cameroon often depend on trade with and aid from the West.

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  • Followers had traveled many miles to mourn the loss, and aid in the ritual washing, dressing, and honoring of the body.

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  • Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.

    The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman

  • England gladly seized the opportunity of injuring her enemy and sent aid to the people of Spain.

    Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison

  • But once Austria was disposed of, Prussia and Russia met their punishment for having given her secret or open aid.

    Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison

  • This province, having taken depositions in regard to it, with the aid of the said letter, adjudged Japon accordingly.

    The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XX, 1621-1624|Various

  • Therefore they charge the governor with concealing it; and all that is without the aid of authority to make investigation.

    The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XX, 1621-1624|Various

British Dictionary definitions for aid (1 of 3)


verb

to give support to (someone to do something); help or assist

(tr)to assist financially

noun

assistance; help; support

a person, device, etc, that helps or assistsa teaching aid

Also: artificial aidmountaineeringany of various devices such as piton or nut when used as a direct help in the ascent

(in medieval Europe; in England after 1066) a feudal payment made to the king or any lord by his vassals, usually on certain occasions such as the marriage of a daughter or the knighting of an eldest son

in aid ofBritishinformalin support of; for the purpose of

Derived forms of aid

aider, noun

Word Origin for aid

C15: via Old French aidier from Latin adjūtāre to help, from juvāre to help

British Dictionary definitions for aid (2 of 3)


n combining form

denoting a charitable organization or function that raises money for a causeBand Aid; Ferryaid

British Dictionary definitions for aid (3 of 3)


abbreviation for

acute infectious disease

artificial insemination (by) donor: former name for Donor Insemination (DI)

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Medical definitions for aid


abbr.

artificial insemination donor

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