aide


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aide

 (ād)
n.
1. An assistant; a helper: a nurse's aide.
2. An aide-de-camp.

[French, from aider, to aid; see aid.]

aide

(eɪd)
n
1. an assistant
2. (Social Welfare) social welfare an unqualified assistant to a professional welfare worker
3. (Military) short for aide-de-camp

aide

(eɪd)

n.
1. an assistant or helper, esp. a confidential one.
[1770–80, Amer.; < French: helper; see aid]
usage: See aid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aide - an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officeraide - an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
adjutant general - a general's adjutant; chief administrative officer
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
2.aide - someone who acts as assistantaide - someone who acts as assistant  
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
nurse's aide, nursing aide - someone who assists a nurse in tasks that require little formal training

aide

noun assistant, supporter, deputy, attendant, helper, henchman, right-hand man, adjutant, second, helpmate, coadjutor (rare) a close aide to the prime minister

aide

noun
A person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities:
Translations
pomočnik

aide

[eɪd] N
1. (Mil) → edecán m
2. (Pol) → ayudante mf

aide

[ˈeɪd] n (= person) → assistant(e) m/f

aide

nHelfer(in) m(f); (= adviser)(persönlicher) Berater

aide

[eɪd] n (person) → aiutante m/f (Mil) → aiutante m di campo, addetto (militare) (Pol) → consigliere/a, addetto/a

aide

n auxiliar mf, asistente mf, ayudante mf; nurse — auxiliar de enfermería
References in classic literature ?
Look downward on that Globe whose hither side With light from hence, though but reflected, shines; That place is Earth the seat of Man, that light His day, which else as th' other Hemisphere Night would invade, but there the neighbouring Moon (So call that opposite fair Starr) her aide Timely interposes, and her monthly round Still ending, still renewing, through mid Heav'n; With borrowd light her countenance triform Hence fills and empties to enlighten th' Earth, And in her pale dominion checks the night.
Ten men had been so decorated when the aide called out,
I shall go to court this evening, to a great ball, Madame la Marquise de Dolomien and the Aide de Camp de Service having just notified me that I am invited.
It was fairly dark a few minutes after we got within the wall, and we rode long distances through wonderfully crooked streets, eight to ten feet wide, and shut in on either aide by the high mud-walls of the gardens.
Presently there came a knock upon the door and an aide entered the room.
The aide left the room and the others fell into a general conversation from which it became apparent to Tarzan that the German East African forces greatly outnumbered the British and that the latter were suffering heavily.
Impatiently he awaited the coming of the man he sought and at last he was rewarded by the reappearance of the aide who had been dispatched to fetch him accompanied by an officer of medium size with fierce, upstanding mustaches.
Good," he said to the girl, and then to one of his aides, "Send for Major Schneider.
Two of the aides sprang for the ape-man who picked up the first and flung him in the face of the other.
Mr Langbroek said next year s Prep students in the Gold Coast region would benefit from more teacher aide support, creating a stronger foundation and better learning experience, as part of the Queensland Government s strong plan for education.
Aide, gaining his thoughts, raced to the wheel of his boat.
Dans le cadre d'une etude portant sur "les aides d'Etat et concurrence au Maroc: cas du secteur de l'habitat", le Conseil a fait savoir que les exonerations fiscales ont coute au budget general de l'Etat en termes de manque a gagner plus de 32 milliards de dirhams en 2011.