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aid

American English: /eɪd/
British English: /eɪd/

noun

  • 1 uncountable (assistance, support) with the aid of something/somebody
    con la ayuda de algo/alguien
    to come/go to somebody's aid
    venir/ir en ayuda de alguien
    venir/ir en auxilio de alguien [literary]
    a man rushed to her aid
    un hombre corrió en su ayuda or a ayudarla
    Example sentences
    • SIR - I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the young couple who came to my aid on Friday evening when I was stranded in my car in a flood near Carleton.
    • Two passers-by came to his aid and helped to find the cause of his injury.
    • It is likely the victim was the only person in the carriage because no-one came to his aid or offered him help when the attack was over.
    Example sentences
    • It specializes in bringing food and other material aid to war-torn areas.
    • They also gave food and material aid to as many as 10,269 people to help reconstruct destroyed homes.
    • Eventually, they turned to their church and asked for some financial aid to buy food and basics and got it.
  • 2 uncountable (monetary) a concert in aid of the victims
    un concierto a beneficio de los damnificados
    what's all this in aid of? (British English) [colloquial]
    ¿a qué viene todo esto? [colloquial]
    (before noun) (project/budget)
    de ayuda or asistencia
  • 3 countable (apparatus, tool) it can be used as an aid to learning
    puede usarse para facilitar el aprendizaje
    aids for the handicapped
    artículos (masculine plural) para minusválidos
    teaching aids visual aids
    soporte (masculine) (de material) visual
  • 4 countable (assistant) (American English)
    asistente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)

transitive verb

  • to aid one another
    ayudarse or prestarse ayuda mutuamente
    aided by the latest equipment
    con la ayuda del equipo más moderno
    rest and a healthy diet will aid a rapid recovery
    el descanso y una dieta sana contribuirán a su pronta mejoría
    the government aids other countries with money
    el gobierno presta (su) ayuda económica a otros países
    to aid and abet somebody (Law)
    instigar or secundar a alguien (en la comisión de un delito)
    aided and abetted by his partner
    instigado y secundado por su socio
    Example sentences
    • I am sorry for your loss, and hope that you have the emotional, physical and spiritual support you need to aid you and your new baby to a happier outcome.
    • May you and your husband have luck quitting smoking; make use of the myriad of support networks available to aid you in the battle to quit.
    • This they easily achieved as they were aided by popular support.

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AID

noun

uncountable
  • artificial insemination by donor

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