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aid

noun

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1 a person who helps a more skilled person
  • Jack is his mother's preferred aid in the kitchen, as his sister Janice is clumsy when it comes to chopping and peeling

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2 a thing that helps
  • a dictionary is a handy aid for working crossword puzzles

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aid

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of aid (Entry 2 of 2)

to provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end
  • sought to aid her in her search for a dachshund puppy by looking online

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The first known use of aid was in the 15th century

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“Aid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aid. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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