meaning of aid

1. To support, either by furnishing strength or means in cooperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
Help; succor; assistance; relief.
The person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; a helper; an assistant.
A subsidy granted to the king by Parliament; also, an exchequer loan.
A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his lord on special occasions.
An aid-de-camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a generals aid.
the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant ">attention"

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