aid aid  /ˈeɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a resource
  2. (n) the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
  3. (n) money to support a worthy person or cause
  4. (n) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
  5. (v) give help or assistance; be of service
  6. (v) improve the condition of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Iraqi women reach out to receive humanitarian aid.
  2. Many relief organizations have set up Websites to take donations for aid to victims of the South Asia tsunami.
  3. Underlying Capitol Hill's revolt against foreign aid is widespread misunderstanding about what the term means.

News

  1. IHT Rendezvous: European Aid to Egypt ‘Ineffective’

    European Union aid to Egypt has amounted to the equivalent of $1.35 billion in recent years. But, according to the alliance’s own auditors, much of the money is unaccounted for.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Rite Aid Announces Offering of Senior Notes as Part of a Refinancing of Certain of Its Outstanding Indebtedness

    Rite Aid Corporation announced today its intention to offer $400.0 million aggregate principal amount of a new series of senior notes due 2021 . The Notes
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Will Rite Aid Beat Earnings Est. Again?

    Rite Aid Corp. is set to declare its first-quarter fiscal 2014 results on Jun 20.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "The United States has made an initial aid contribution, but we want to do a lot more," Bush said. "We are prepared to move US Navy assets to help find those who have lost their lives, to help find the missing, to help stabilize the...
    on May 6, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "I would ask that each one of us commit to join together to aid those in need as quickly as possible," said Mrs. McCain, whose husband visited an emergency center in Ohio earlier in the day.
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  3. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish lawmakers "this bloody massacre by Israel on ships that were taking humanitarian aid to Gaza deserves every kind of curse."
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: CBS News

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