Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aid
IPA transcription: ['eɪd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aid, assistance, help
    Meaning: a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
  • Synonyms: aid, assist, assistance, help
    Meaning: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
  • Synonyms: aid, economic_aid, financial_aid
    Meaning: money to support a worthy person or cause
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: help, assist, aid
    Meaning: give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
  • Synonyms: help, aid
    Meaning: improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
Usage examples
  • I went to his aid.
  • Maybe God will aid you.
  • Aid came to them in a singular way.
  • The spears were used in aid of the dogs.
  • But at length reflection came to my aid.
  • I beg of you to accept my advice or aid.
  • "Was the Ladies' Aid announced for next week?"
  • Never had he so felt the need of humanity, of human aid.
  • "I prefer to form my own opinion, without the aid of his."
  • With the aid of the darkness, it seemed a sort of apparition.