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aid

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of aid

  1. 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 Synonyms of aid adjunct, adjutant, helper, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, sidekickWords Related to aid attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp

  2. 2 a thing that helps a dictionary is a handy aid for working crossword puzzles Synonyms of aid advantage, help, asset, benefit, boonWords Related to aid hand, lift, pick-me-up; support, sustenance; blessing, godsend, windfall; recourse, refuge, resort, resourceNear Antonyms of aid constraint, inhibitor, liability, obstacle, obstruction, restraint, strangleholdAntonyms of aid disadvantage, drawback, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, minus

  3. 3 an act or instance of helping the clerk asked if she needed any aid carrying out her purchases Synonyms of aid abetment, help, assist, assistance, backing, boost, hand, helping hand, leg up, lift, supportWords Related to aid advancement, encouragement, facilitation, forwarding, furtherance, furthering, nurturance; benefaction, patronage, promotion, sponsorship; advice, care, counsel, guidance, mentoring; attendance, attention, hand-holding, service; beneficence, charity, favor, kindness, philanthropy; assuagement, palliation, relief, succorNear Antonyms of aid constraint, frustration, inhibition, interference, obstruction, repression, restraint; deterrence, discouragementAntonyms of aid hindrance


aid

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of aid

  1. 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 Synonyms of aid abet, help, assist, back, backstop, prop (up), supportWords Related to aid advance, ease, facilitate, forward, foster, further, launch; champion, endorse (also indorse), patronize, promote, sponsor; attend, care (for), comfort, minister (to), succor; sustain; bolster, boost, buttress, reinforce (also reenforce); advise, counsel, guide, mentor, nurture; bail out, deliver, rescue, save; embolden, encourage, hearten; benefit, favor, oblige, profit, serveNear Antonyms of aid balk, bar, block, constrain, hamper, handicap, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, restrain, strangle; baffle, foil, frustrate, inconvenience, interfere, oppose, sabotage, thwart; desert, disappoint, fail, let down; discourage, dishearten; repress, retard, stifle, straiten, stunt; damage, harm, hurt, injureAntonyms of aid hinder


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