Definition of aide
: a person who acts as an assistant; 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>
Origin and Etymology of aide
short for aide-de-camp
First Known Use: 1777
AIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aide for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to assist someone
AIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of aide for Students
: a person who acts as an assistant <a teacher's aide>
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