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
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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 ?
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.
Many of these same tasks are left for the aide to accomplish with little oversight or guidance.
The Turkish Cypriot aide told the Cyprus Mail that there was scope for the aides reaching agreement at this level.
We were not consulted or advised which aides would be cut," Mrs.
One allegedly claimed to have a video suggesting a royal aide had an envelope of cocaine from the royal.
Home care recipient Raisa Tarakanova pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and is to repay $3,000 for her role in a scam in which she split Medicaid payments with her home health aide who provided no services.
Indiana authorizes medication administration by qualified medication aides in nursing homes and mental health facilities, while Montana permits the practice only in assisted living facilities.
Now, Pelosi and friends promise to lay siege to an out-of-control Congress, the braces are gone, and I'm being chased by a Senate aide.