aided aided  /ˈeɪ dəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having help; often used as a combining form

Usage(s):

  1. Hewlett was 51 when, aided by infertility treatments, she conceived Emma, 4 "27 is the age at which a woman's chance of getting pregnant begins to decline.
  2. Some Indonesian guerrillas even sneaked through the jungles into Sarawak to stir up trouble; they were relentlessly hunted down by tough little British army Gurkhas, aided by half .
  3. In retaliation, Chinese, sometimes aided by Indians, armed themselves with pistols and shotguns and struck at Malay kampongs (villages).

News

  1. Safe Haven Inc. short of funds; yard sale slated

    THOMASVILLE — An organization that has aided sick and needy people for nearly 17 years is financially unhealthy. Safe Haven Inc., a 501(c)(3) humanitarian organization that assists area HIV/AIDS patients and their families, is at risk for closure because of a lack of funds.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise

  2. Business, education partnership benefits both

    WORCESTER - Four computer-aided design and robotics students from Worcester Technical High School who recently completed their senior year involvement in a partnership with local business Columbia Tech say the experience has taught them what it takes to succeed in their budding careers.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Investment in careers

    WORCESTER - Four computer-aided design and robotics students from Worcester Technical High School who recently completed their senior year involvement in a partnership with local business Columbia Tech say the experience has taught them what it takes to succeed in their budding careers.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. "These leads have aided countries around the world in preventing or investigating many of the past decade's most visible and violent terrorist attacks and attempted attacks," the president said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: UPI.com

  2. "Suffice to say, we would have liked to have terminated him earlier, but our understanding was the investigation would best be aided if we did not terminate Mr. Donaghy," Stern said.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: David Stern Source: SI.com

  3. "Now that the Times Square terrorist has pleaded guilty in court, it is time to take the next step by confronting the organization that aided and abetted him," Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y., said in a statement.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Charles Schumer Source: The Associated Press

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