NounAid (plural Aids)
- Help assistance; succor, relief.
- The person who promotes or helps in something being done; a helper; an assistant.
- Something which helps; a material source of help.
- (UK) A historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort
- (UK) An exchequer loan.
- (law) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
- An aide-de-camp, so called by abbreviation
Adjectives for Aid
material; mutual; quickening; self-denying; welcome; preternatural; vigorous; positive; substantial; prompt; efficient; generous; invaluable; all-important; sovereign; practical; inconspicuous; artificial; fictitious; dubious; healthful; supernatural; gloomy; adventitious; reluctant; priceless; functional; loyal; extraneous; potential; enlightened; specific; vital; essential; sustaining; necessary.
Verbs for Aid
abolish; afford; apply for; apportion; assist with; assure; avail of; award; call upon; condone; contribute; deserve; dispatch; distribute; enlist; extend; grant; howl for; interpose; invoke; lack; lend; limit; march to; offer; pledge; proffer; prompt; render; require; seek; speed up; subsidize; support with; swear; trust in; volunteer; withhold; arrives; disappears; preserves; redeems; saves.
Adverbs for Aid
gladly; secretly; modestly; materially; unquestionably; unobtrusively; treacherously; substantially; self-denyingly; vigorously; positively; promptly; efficiently; generously; invaluably; practically; inconspicuously; dubiously; gloomily; reluctantly; loyally; potentially; specifically; essentially; necessarily.
Synonyms for Aid
Antonyms for Aid
a leg up; abet; acolyte; adjutant; agent; aide; aide-de-camp; aider; alimony; alleviate; alleviation; allotment; allowance; alterative; analeptic; ancilla; annuity; assist; assistance; assistant; assister; assuagement; attendant; auxiliary; avail; backer; backing; bail out; balm; balsam; bear a hand; befriend; befriender; benefactor; benefactress; benefit; benefiter; best man; bounty; carriage; carrying; clear the way; coadjutant; coadjutor; coadjutress; coadjutrix; comfort; corrective; cure; depletion allowance; deputy; do for; do good; doctor; dole; ease; executive officer; expedite; explain; facilitate; favor; fellowship; finance; financial assistance; fund; give a boost; give a hand; give a lift; give help; good Samaritan; good person; grant; grant-in-aid; grease; grease the ways; grease the wheels; guaranteed annual income; hand; hasten; healing agent; healing quality; help; help along; help out; helper; helping hand; helpmate; helpmeet; jack-at-a-pinch; lend a hand; lend one aid; lieutenant; lift; lighten; loose; lubricate; maintenance; make clear; make way for; ministering angel; ministrant; mitigate; mitigation; moral support; oil; old-age insurance; open the way; open up; paranymph; paraprofessional; patron; pave the way; pay the bills; pecuniary aid; pension; pension off; prepare the way; prescription; price support; proffer aid; protect; psychological support; public assistance; public welfare; quicken; rally; receipt; recipe; reclaim; redeem; reliance; relief; relieve; remedial measure; remedy; remove friction; render assistance; rescue; restorative; restore; resuscitate; retirement benefits; revive; run interference for; save; scholarship; second; security blanket; servant; set up; sideman; simplify; smooth; smooth the way; soap the ways; sovereign remedy; specific; specific remedy; speed; stead; stipend; striker; subsidization; subsidize; subsidy; subvention; succor; succorer; support; supporting actor; supporting instrumentalist; supportive relationship; supportive therapy; sustaining; sustainment; sustenance; sustentation; take in tow; tax benefit; unbar; unblock; unclog; unjam; upholding; upkeep; welfare; welfare aid; welfare payments