HyperDic: aid

English > 6 senses of the word aid:
VERBsocialaid, help, assistgive help or assistance
bodyaid, helpimprove the condition of
NOUNattributeaid, assistance, helpa resource
actaid, assist, assistance, helpthe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
possessionaid, economic aid, financial aid, assistance, financial assistance, economic assistancemoney to support a worthy person or cause
actaid, care, attention, tendingthe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
aid > pronunciation
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English > aid: 6 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA resource.
Example"visual aids in teaching"
Synonymsassistance, help
BroaderresourceA source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
Spanishasistencia, ayuda, recurso, soporte
Catalanajuda, ajut, assistència, suport
Verbsaidgive help or assistance
English > aid: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.
Example "rescue party went to their aid"
Synonymsassist, assistance, help
NarroweraccommodationThe act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
boost, encouragementThe act of giving hope or support to someone
comfortAssistance, such as that provided to an enemy or to a known criminal
facilitationAct of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
hand, helping handPhysical assistance
liftThe act of giving temporary assistance
recourse, resort, refugeAct of turning to for assistance
relief, succor, succour, ministrationAssistance in time of difficulty
self-helpThe act of helping or improving yourself without relying on anyone else
serviceAn act of help or assistance
supportAiding the cause or policy or interests of
thanksWith the help of or owing to
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishasistencia, auxilio, ayuda, socorro
Catalanajuda, ajut, assistència
English > aid: 6 senses > noun 3, possession
Meaningmoney to support a worthy person or cause.
Synonymseconomic aid, financial aid, assistance, financial assistance, economic assistance
Narrowerfellowshipmoney granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
foreign aidAid (such as economic or military assistance) provided to one nation by another
grantAny monetary aid
grant-in-aidA grant to a person or school for some educational / educational project
philanthropy, philanthropic giftVoluntary promotion of human welfare
scholarshipFinancial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
social welfare, welfare, public assistancegovernmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
traineeshipFinancial aid that enables you to get trained for a specified job
BroadergiftSomething acquired without compensation
Spanishapoyo, auxilio, ayuda exterior, ayuda financiera, ayuda, ayudante
Catalanajuda, ajut financer, suport
English > aid: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.
Synonymscare, attention, tending
Narrowerbabysitting, baby sittingThe work of a baby sitter
dental carecare for the teeth
faith healing, faith curecare provided through prayer and faith in God
first aidemergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
hair care, haircare, hairdressingcare for the hair
healthcare, health careThe preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
incubationMaintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
liveryThe care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay
manicureprofessional care for the hands and fingernails
maternalismmotherly care
nourishmentThe act of nourishing
nursingThe work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
nurturancePhysical and emotional care and nourishment
pedicureprofessional care for the feet and toenails
personal carecare for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves
pet sittingThe work of a pet sitter
skin care, skincarecare for the skin
tender loving care, TLCconsiderate and solicitous care
treatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
tree surgerytreatment of damaged or decaying trees
BroaderworkActivity directed toward making or doing something
Spanishatención, ayuda, cuidado, cuidados, cura
Catalanatenció, compte, cura, esment
Verbsaidimprove the condition of
English > aid: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive help or assistance; be of service.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot aid Sue
Synonymshelp, assist
NarroweravailBe of use to, be useful to
benefactHelp as a benefactor
bootstraphelp oneself, often through improvised means
care, give careProvide care for
expedite, hastenspeed up the progress of
facilitate, ease, alleviatemake easier
help outBe of help, as in a particular situation of need
serve, attend to, wait on, attend, assistWork for or be a servant to
subserveBe helpful or useful
succor, succourHelp in a difficult situation
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishasistir, auxiliar, ayudar
Catalanajudar, assistir
Nounsaida resource
English > aid: 6 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningimprove the condition of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Narrowerbenefit, do goodBe beneficial for
bring around, cure, healProvide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanishauxilio, ayudar, ayuda
Nounsaidthe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

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