aide

noun
\ ˈād How to pronounce aide (audio) \

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

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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 on the Web The aide said Schumer wants to maximize his options to allow Senate Democrats multiple pathways to advance Biden's agenda over potential Republican obstruction. Jonathan Lemire, Star Tribune, "Biden wants infrastructure package approved over summer," 29 Mar. 2021 While an aide to Mr. Schumer said a final decision had not been made to pursue such a strategy, the prospect, discussed on the condition of anonymity, underscored the lengths to which Democrats were willing to go to push through Mr. Biden’s agenda. New York Times, "Democrats Look to Smooth the Way for Biden’s Infrastructure Plan," 29 Mar. 2021 On Monday, an aide said that Vice President Kamala Harris reiterated her support for the governor amid the recall effort, according to a readout from the White House. Meg Cunningham, ABC News, "California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's 'worried' about recall effort," 16 Mar. 2021 An aide said Loychik was not immediately available for an interview. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, "Ohio lawmaker wants to rename Mosquito Lake State Park in honor of Donald Trump," 12 Mar. 2021 The money for Gallaudet and the institute are meant to help the broader deaf community those schools support beyond their immediate populations, the aide said. Author: Tory Newmyer, Anchorage Daily News, "The business winners in Biden’s relief package: Restaurants, concert venues and airplane manufacturers," 8 Mar. 2021 The money for Gallaudet and the institute are meant to help the broader deaf community those schools support beyond their immediate populations, the aide said. Washington Post, "The business winners in Biden’s relief package: Restaurants, concert venues and airplane manufacturers," 7 Mar. 2021 Under the new deal, the first $10,200 of unemployment benefits would be non-taxable for households with incomes under $150,000, the aide said. Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY, "Weekly unemployment would stay at $300 per week in Biden's COVID stimulus plan, according to deal," 5 Mar. 2021 But overnight a new compromise was reached, the aide said. Sarah D. Wire, Los Angeles Times, "Senate Democrats cut weekly unemployment supplement to $300," 5 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of aide

1777, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aide

short for aide-de-camp

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Last Updated

16 Apr 2021

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“Aide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aide. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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aide

noun
\ ˈād How to pronounce aide (audio) \

Kids Definition of aide

: a person who acts as an assistant a teacher's aide

aide

noun
\ ˈād How to pronounce aide (audio) \

Medical Definition of aide

: a person who acts as an assistant volunteer aides psychiatric aides — see nurse aide

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