\ 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

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 two other people who Limon said viewed the recording alongside the sheriff are Undersheriff Tim Murakami and Villanueva’s aide, Anthony Blanchard. Alene Tchekmedyianstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2022 On Tuesday, Trump's former aide, Max Miller, secured a primary win armed with his former boss' backing. Byrick Klein,averi Harper, ABC News, 4 May 2022 The idea was endorsed by Representative Scott Perry, Republican of Pennsylvania, who now leads the Freedom Caucus, according to testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Mr. Meadows, and no one on the call spoke out against the idea. New York Times, 23 Apr. 2022 Katee Drysdale and Sutheshna Mani are the senator’s aide, Patricia, and social media influencer Bianca, who at the outset wake up in an Atlanta hotel room disoriented and — horror of horrors! David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Apr. 2022 Shehbaz Sharif is also considered the top candidate to become prime minister in elections this fall, although a top aide to Khan, foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, has also filed nomination papers to run for the post. Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2022 During a brief speech by Mr. Erdogan, Mr. Abramovich sat next to Mr. Erdogan’s spokesman and top aide, Ibrahim Kalin. Jared Malsin, WSJ, 29 Mar. 2022 Householder’s aide, Jeffrey Longstreth, and lobbyist Juan Cespedes were the first to plead guilty. John Caniglia, cleveland, 11 Mar. 2022 Duberstein did such a good job with the House that he was promoted to become Reagan’s top legislative affairs aide, responsible for all of Reagan’s congressional relations. Tevi Troy, National Review, 3 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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10 May 2022

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“Aide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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Kids Definition of aide

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


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Medical Definition of aide

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

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