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 of aide from the Web
Tillerson’s initial proposals for reorganizing the agency also included the elimination of about 2,300 jobs, though aides have suggested those would come through attrition and retirements and not necessarily through layoffs.
According to reports, aides have repeatedly briefed Trump — who seems conspicuously averse to preparation — ahead of the meeting.
Shaub also pushed for the administration to publicly reveal which aides were receiving ethics waivers and chastised House Republicans for not investing ethics inquiries further.
While Christie was not charged, two former aides were ultimately sentenced to prison for their roles in closing the lanes to punish a Democratic mayor who had declined to endorse the governor in his re-election bid.
Rep. Steve Scalise was wounded, as were two U.S. Capitol Police officers, a congressional staffer, and a former aide.
Two members of Scalise’s Capitol Police security detail, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also shot and injured.
For the past several weeks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been working in secret with a small number of Republican lawmakers, aides, and lobbyists to craft their own Obamacare repeal bill.
In both letters from Johnson's attorney, Green and Leet's aide are given 10 days to comply with Johnson's demands before legal action will be pursued.
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Origin and Etymology of aide
short for aide-de-camp
First Known Use: 1777See Words from the same year
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Definition of aide for Students
: a person who acts as an assistant a teacher's aide
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