in aid of

Definition of in aid of

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to give assistance

  1. : the act of helping someone

  2. : help given : assistance

  3. : aide


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