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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To help or assist. Someone or something that is helpful.

Usage examples (26)
  • A computer can be a great learning aid.
  • Rescue party went to their aid
  • Disturbingly, NONE of the promised 1.15 billion in aid from the U.S. has materialized.
  • As I have indicated, this aid is already substantial, and it is continuing to increase. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Those who offer "aid" (help or assistance), are often "aides" (assistants in the military or medical profession).
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