: the act of helping someone : help or assistance given to someone
: something (such as money, food, or equipment) that is given by a government or an organization to help the people in a country or area where many people are suffering because of poverty, disease, etc.
: money that is given to a student to help pay for the cost of attending a school
Full Definition of AID
: a subsidy granted to the king by the English parliament until the 18th century for an extraordinary purpose
a: the act of helping
b: help given :assistance<providing aid and comfort>; specifically: tangible means of assistance (as money or supplies)