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Definition of 'aid'

Noun

  1. a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance to depressed areas"
       Synonyms: assistance help
  2. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
       Synonyms: assist assistance help
  3. a gift of money to support a worthy person or cause
       Synonyms: economic aid
  4. the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
       Synonyms: care attention tending

Verb

  1. give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
       Synonyms: help assist
  2. improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
       Synonyms: help


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