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aid US English

Help, typically of a practical nature

AID US English

Agency for International Development

aid US Thesaurus

with the aid of his colleagues he prepared a manifesto

AID New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

artificial insemination by donor

Band-Aid US English

An adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center, used to cover minor wounds

deaf aid US English

A hearing aid

Farm Aid US English

An organization whose annual concert of blues, country, and rock music promotes awareness of the need to protect and support family farms in the United States

first aid US English

Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available

food aid US English

Help in the form of basic items of food given to a country or area in need

gift aid US English

Financial aid that does not require repayment, such as student grants and scholarships

grant aid US English

Financial assistance, especially money that is granted by central government to local government or an institution

Kool-Aid US English

A powder that is added to water or another liquid to make a fruit-flavored soft drink

legal aid US English

Free legal advice or representation for a person who cannot afford it

first aid US Thesaurus

everyone should learn the fundamentals of first aid

grant aid New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen as verb)

in aid of US English

In support of; for the purpose of raising money for

foreign aid US English

Money, food, or other resources given or lent by one country to another

hearing aid US English

A small device that fits in or on the ear, worn by a partially deaf person to amplify sound

visual aid US English

An item of illustrative matter, such as a film, slide, or model, designed to supplement written or spoken information so that it can be understood more easily

aid climbing US English

Rock climbing using the assistance of objects such as pitons placed in the rock

buoyancy aid US English

A sleeveless jacket lined with buoyant material, worn for water sports

Christian Aid US English

A charity supported by most of the Christian Churches in the UK and operating chiefly in developing countries, where it works for disaster relief and supports development projects

grant-in-aid US English

An amount of money given to a local government, an institution, or a particular scholar

first aid kit US English

A small box containing items such as bandages, plasters, and antiseptic wipes for use in giving help to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available

first aid officer US English

A person trained to give basic medical help and nominated to administer this as required in an organization or at a public event

drink the Kool-Aid US English

Demonstrate unquestioning obedience or loyalty to someone or something

abet US English

Encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular, to commit a crime or other offense

in aid of in aid US English

In support of; for the purpose of raising money for

band-aid in Band-Aid US English

A makeshift or temporary solution

Gift Aid in gift aid US English

A program enabling registered charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer, effectively increasing the amount of the donation

grants-in-aid in grant-in-aid US English

An amount of money given to a local government, an institution, or a particular scholar

drink the Kool-Aid in Kool-Aid US English

Demonstrate unquestioning obedience or loyalty to someone or something


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