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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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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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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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1. an assistant or helper, esp. a confidential one.
[1770–80, Amer.; < French: helper; see aid]
usage: See aid.
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|Noun||1.||aide - 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
|2.||aide - 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"
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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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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
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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
aiden auxiliar mf, asistente mf, ayudante mf; nurse — auxiliar de enfermería
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.