English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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aid, assistance, helpnoun
"visual aids in teaching"
aid, assist, assistance, helpnoun
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"
aid, economic aid, financial aidnoun
money to support a worthy person or cause
care, attention, aid, tendingverb
the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
"no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
assist, attending, financial aid, tending, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, attention, care, fear
help, assist, aidverb
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"
improve the condition of
"These pills will help the patient"
to relieve something/someone of burden.Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
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How to use aid in a sentence?
Aid agencies need to do something very quickly.
Impactful public interest litigation and legal aid to vulnerable citizens is the genuine contribution of Fengrui lawyers to modern civil society and the development of rule of law.
It has really exciting potential, and this is why it is important to look into, it's a very radical way of delivering aid. There is an elegance and beauty to how simple it is.
Secretary Carson has tested positive for the coronavirus. Secretary Carson is in good spirits and feels fortunate to have access to effective therapeutics which aid and markedly speed Secretary Carson recovery.
No one should be astonished if in the following discussion of completely new princedoms and of the prince and of government, I bring up the noblest examples. Because, since men almost always walk in the paths beaten by others and carry on their affairs by imitatingeven though it is not possible to keep wholly in the paths of others or to attain the ability of those you imitatea prudent man will always choose to take paths beaten by great men and to imitate those who have been especially admirable, in order that if his ability does not reach theirs, at least it may offer some suggestion of it; and he will act like prudent archers, who, seeing that the mark they plan to hit is too far away and knowing what space can be covered by the power of their bows, take an aim much higher than their mark, not in order to reach with their arrows so great a height, but to be able, with the aid of so high an aim, to attain their purpose.
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- памагаць, памагчыBelarusian
- помощ, помощник, подпомагам, помагамBulgarian
- asistovat, pomoc, pomůcka, napomáhat, pomáhatCzech
- bistå, hjælper, bistand, hjælpe, hjælpemiddel, hjælpDanish
- Helfer, Hilfsmittel, Hilfe, helfenGerman
- remedio, ayuda, recurso, auxilio, asistente, ayudar, ayudanteSpanish
- auttaa, apuFinnish
- aide, aiderFrench
- cabhair, cúnamh, cuidiúIrish
- օգնություն, օգնելArmenian
- aiutante, aiuto, aiutareItalian
- 援助, 助手, 補助, 支援, 助けJapanese
- iuvare, auxiliumLatin
- helper, hulpmiddel, hulpje, bede, hulp, bijstaan, bijstand, helpen, aide, assistentDutch
- hjelpemiddelNorwegian Nynorsk
- ajudante, ajudar, auxiliar, ajuda, socorro, auxílioPortuguese
- ajutor, ajutaRomanian
- viện trợVietnamese
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