in aid of

Definition of in aid of

chiefly British

  1. :  in order to help (something or someone) The event is being held in aid of charity. in aid of refugees

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to provide with what is useful or necessary in achieving an end

    :  to give assistance

  1. :  the act of helping someone

    :  help given :  assistance

    :  tangible means of assistance (such as money or supplies)


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