aid / aide

aid / aide
   Aid is help or assistance given: Every Christmas the community gives aid to those less fortunate.
   An aide is a person who helps: Frieda Gogh worked five years as a teacher's aide.

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  • aid / aide —    Aid is help or assistance given: Every Christmas the community gives aid to those less fortunate.    An aide is a person who helps: Frieda Gogh worked five years as a teacher s aide …   Confused words

  • aid — aid, aide An aid is someone who helps (in various ways), whereas an aide denotes either of two more specific functions: (1) short for aide de camp, a high ranking officer in the armed services • (Brigadier Monson summoned his five closest aides… …   Modern English usage

  • aide — aid [n1] help, support advancement, advice, advocacy, alleviation, allowance, assist, assistance, attention, backing, backup, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, bounty, care, charity, comfort, compensation, cooperation, deliverance, encouragement …   New thesaurus

  • aid — [n1] help, support advancement, advice, advocacy, alleviation, allowance, assist, assistance, attention, backing, backup, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, bounty, care, charity, comfort, compensation, cooperation, deliverance, encouragement,… …   New thesaurus

  • aide — aid, aide An aid is someone who helps (in various ways), whereas an aide denotes either of two more specific functions: (1) short for aide de camp, a high ranking officer in the armed services • (Brigadier Monson summoned his five closest aides… …   Modern English usage

  • aid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Give support to Nouns 1. (help given) aid, assistance, help, succor, relief; maintenance, sustenance, provision, upkeep, livelihood, daily bread; support, advance, furtherance, promotion; patronage,… …   English dictionary for students

  • aide — Synonyms and related words: ADC, CO, OD, acolyte, adjutant, agent, aid, aide de camp, aider, ally, assistant, attendant, auxiliary, best man, brigadier, brigadier general, captain, chicken colonel, chief of staff, coadjutant, coadjutor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Aid el-Kebir — Aïd el Kebir Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aid el Kebir — Aïd el Kebir Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aid el kebir — Aïd el Kebir Religion religions abrahamiques : judaïsme · christianisme · islam …   Wikipédia en Français

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