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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Assistant or helper.

Usage examples (33)
  • The classroom aide helped him with his schoolwork.
  • Former McCain aide is telling the Republicans to back same-sex marriage.
  • Considering how unlikely that is, the aide is being perfectly reasonable.
  • Why am I not surprised that an Obama aide is accepting of an anti-military stance from a college admin? 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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