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aide

an assistant: I have so much work that I need an aide.
Not to be confused with:
aid – to help or assist: I hope you will aid me with the project.
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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.]
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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
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aide

(eɪd)

n.
1. an assistant or helper, esp. a confidential one.
[1770–80, Amer.; < French: helper; see aid]
usage: See aid.
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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
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aide

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

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

[eɪd] N
1. (Mil) → edecán m
2. (Pol) → ayudante mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aide

[ˈeɪd] n (= person) → assistant(e) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aide

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

[eɪd] n (person) → aiutante m/f (Mil) → aiutante m di campo, addetto (militare) (Pol) → consigliere/a, addetto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

aide

n auxiliar mf, asistente mf, ayudante mf; nurse — auxiliar de enfermería
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