Definition of "aide" [aide]

  • An aide-de-camp. (noun)
  • An assistant; a helper: a nurse's aide. See Synonyms at assistant. (noun)
  • An assistant (noun)

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  • An unqualified assistant to a professional welfare worker (noun)

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Use "aide" in a sentence
  • "Former McCain aide is telling the Republicans to back same-sex marriage."
  • "Why am I not surprised that an Obama aide is accepting of an anti-military stance from a college admin?"
  • "Considering how unlikely that is, the aide is being perfectly reasonable."