Synonyms for aid
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes
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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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote
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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What does AID stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the AID acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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Almsgiving tends to perpetuate poverty aid does away with it once and for all. Almsgiving leaves a man just where he was before. Aid restores him to society as an individual worthy of all respect and not as a man with a grievance. Almsgiving is the generosity of the rich social aid levels up social inequalities. Charity separates the rich from the poor aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
If we succeed to finish the aid deal successfully, and I think we will, we won't need a new precautionary aid deal ... Maybe we can discuss another arrangement. I think there are different types of deals with the IMF, for example with Poland.
Although it might be difficult to trust new and 'non-traditional' humanitarian providers, it is important for international aid organizations and donors to ... form equal partnerships with those that are genuinely seeking to provide aid to war-torn areas, local organizations are the face of the new aid model, one that is sorely needed to best serve those in need.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room.
Translations for aid
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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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