aide

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noun \ˈād\

Definition of aide

  1. :  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

  1. The senate office hired several congressional aides.

  2. 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 Kids

aide

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noun \ˈād\

Definition of aide for Students

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


Medical Dictionary

aide

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noun \ˈād\

Medical Definition of aide

  1. :  a person who acts as an assistant volunteer aides psychiatric aides—see nurse's aide



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