Definition of aid :
1. A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his lord on special occasions.
2. A subsidy granted to the king by Parliament; also, an exchequer loan.
3. An aid- de- camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a general's aid.
4. Help; succor; assistance; relief.
5. The person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; a helper; an assistant.
6. 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.
advice, incentive, adjunct, administrative assistant, asset, hindrance, financial aid, rescue, cooperation, social security, bounty, handout, a good/bad turn, privilege, advantage, charity, sanction, subvention, contribution, collection box, grant, attending, subsidy, ministry, help oneself, caution, benevolence, public assistance, donate, child support, deliverance, good, mate, maintenance, nurture, alms, community service, tutelage, economic aid, advocate, guardianship, mitigation, boost, contribute, get past, tending, community chest, help out, adjutant, assisted living, funding, barrier, reliever, backing, acolyte, instigate, advance person, ally, countenance, giving, welfare, give, ancillary, the social, precaution, guidance, give a leg up, abetment, lift, allowance, dole, wait on, boon, get behind, make for, buddy system, supporter, guide, reinforcement, virtue, attend to, means test, merit, gift, abettor, edge, trump card, leg up, helpmeet, treatment, incite, get through, child benefit, cause, succorer, concern, nurse, fear, apprentice, honorarium, forethought, sidekick, charge, promotion, upkeep, charitable, patronage, benefaction, embolden, attention, care, accomplice, advancement, coadjutor
facilitate (part of speech: verb)
aid (part of speech: verb)
service, attendant, encouragement, agency, endowment, attend, motivation, fund, mothering, relief, foster, abet, endow, benefit, help, facilitation, sustain, facilitate, support, minister, assist, serve, encourage, relieve, ministration, motivate, sustenance, assistance, tend, mother
servant (part of speech: noun)
auxiliary, henchman, helpmate, laborer, helper, slave, flunky, lieutenant, junior, peon, subordinate, employee, volunteer, servant, agent, pawn, chattel, worker, serf, deputy, assistant, aide, subject, underling, menial, vassal, hand, aide-de-camp, helping hand
intervention (part of speech: noun)
remedy (part of speech: noun)
relief (part of speech: noun)
assist (part of speech: verb)
relieve (part of speech: verb)
intervene (part of speech: verb)
serve (part of speech: verb)
- Help and aid, Signors! - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- How she becomes of interest to you lies in the fact that shortly after my marriage she called to see me and ask my aid. - "Wife in Name Only", Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay).
- All else I do seems mere waste Of time and intention; but no woman can Make a house seem a home without aid of a man. - "Three Women", Ella Wheeler Wilcox.