Definition of aide
: a person who acts as an assistant a teacher's aide; specifically : a military officer who acts as an assistant to a superior officer
Examples of aide in a Sentence
The senate office hired several congressional aides.
the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow
Recent Examples of aide from the Web
The PAC will be led by Greg Schultz, a former aide in his vice-presidential office.
In a new argument, a Republican aide suggested to CNN that Nunes had never formally recused himself from the investigation.
The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump’s son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner.
But Endara and ranking aides remained in hiding, protected by American troops.
In the early morning hours of Nov. 9, 1979, Brzezinski was awakened by an aide reporting that the North American Aerospace Defense Command had detected a Soviet missile attack.
The goal, these people said, is to give Mr. Trump more outlets for communicating his message in an unvarnished way, while curbing opportunities for aides to be confronted publicly with damaging developments or unflattering story lines.
The day will feature a welcoming ceremony and concert at the remains of an ancient Greek temple, as well as a relentless number of meetings, many of which White House aides are hoping to keep short in order to keep Trump's attention.
The officials said Kushner is in a different category from former Trump aides Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn, who are formally considered subjects of the investigation.
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Origin and Etymology of aide
short for aide-de-camp
First Known Use: 1777See Words from the same year
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Definition of aide for Students
: a person who acts as an assistant a teacher's aide
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