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Antonyms for aid
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aid, assistance, help(noun)

    a resource

    "visual aids in teaching"

    Synonyms:
    help, service, supporter, assistance, attention, financial aid, care, assist, helper, economic aid, avail, assistant, tending

  2. aid, assist, assistance, help(noun)

    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:
    help, service, supporter, assistance, attention, financial aid, care, assist, helper, economic aid, avail, assistant, tending

  3. aid, economic aid, financial aid(noun)

    money to support a worthy person or cause

    Synonyms:
    help, assistance, attention, financial aid, care, assist, economic aid, tending

  4. care, attention, aid, tending(verb)

    the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

    "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

    Synonyms:
    assist, attending, financial aid, tending, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, attention, care, fear

  5. help, assist, aid(verb)

    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, attend to, help oneself, serve, assist, attend, wait on, facilitate, avail

  6. help, aid(verb)

    improve the condition of

    "These pills will help the patient"

    Synonyms:
    help oneself, avail, assist, help, serve, facilitate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aid

    Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP.

    Antonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

    Synonyms:
    abet, advocate, assist, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aid

    Antonyms:
    oppose, resist, counteract, discourage, thwart, withstand, confront, deter, baffle

    Synonyms:
    help, assist, succour, support, befriend, co-operate, contribute favor, foster, protect, abet, encourage, instigate, subsidize

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. aid(n)

    Synonyms:
    assistance, coöperation, succor, relief, furtherance, help, subsidy, subvention, patronage, assistant, helper, aid-de-camp

  2. aid(v)

    Synonyms:
    assist, succor, coöperate, befriend, promote, abet, help

How to use aid in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Leahy:

    Otherwise the Iraqi units involved should be deemed ineligible for U.S. aid.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.

  3. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    The repo operations are a band-aid, but the wound isn't healed fully.

  4. Patty Murray:

    I don't know what Vice President Mike Pence's talking about, the most important thing is that we actually make sure students, our families, our educators stay safe and determine how to reopen either in person or distanced learning. ... So I don't know what Vice President Mike Pence's saying. You just have to randomly open schools and take your chances or you're not going to get any state aid ? I mean that's an absolutely no.

  5. Dr John:

    The story of bluestones transported by the vast Irish Sea Glacier is every bit as wonderful as the archetypal myth of Neolithic Argonauts struggling to move heavy stones with the aid of crude tools, heavy sledges and flimsy rafts.

How to pronounce aid?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9957resist
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#18159deter
#19121withstand
#20138discourage
#22854hinder
#29400impede
#31947disapprove
#36264thwart
#36830counteract
#39730obstruct
#40292denounce
#41205baffle
#49040frustrate
#59581confound
#63455dissuade
#311709disconcert

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