unaided

adjective un·aid·ed \ ˌən-ˈā-dəd \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Definition of unaided

: not provided with help or assistance
  • a star that is visible to the unaided eye [=that can be seen without a telescope or binoculars]
: not aided or assisted
  • paid for her education unaided by her parents
  • … he walks unaided except for a simple wooden cane.
  • —Kate Coyne

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First Known Use of unaided

1667

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unaided

adjective un·aid·ed \ ˌən-ˈā-dəd \

Definition of unaided for Students

: without help : not aided
  • The star is visible to the unaided eye.


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