: a person who acts as an assistant; specifically : a military officer who acts as an assistant to a superior officer
Examples of AIDE
- The senate office hired several congressional aides.
- <the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow>
Origin of AIDE
short for aide-de-camp
First Known Use: 1777
Related to AIDE
- adjunct, adjutant, aid, helper, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekick
Rhymes with AIDE
aide noun \ˈād\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a person who acts as an assistant <volunteer aides> <psychiatric aides>—see nurse's aide
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