aide

noun \ ˈād \

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

  1. The senate office hired several congressional aides.

  2. the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow

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Origin and Etymology of aide

short for aide-de-camp


AIDE Defined for Kids

aide

noun \ ˈād \

Definition of aide for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

aide

noun \ ˈād \

medical Definition of aide

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


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