aides aides  /ˈeɪdz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Only four of Martin Luther King's closest aides who were there to witness his murder are still alive.
  2. Kennedy aides are counting first on big primary victories in urban states like California, New Jersey and Ohio.
  3. King's aides, from right, Andrew Young, Bernard Lee and Ralph Abernathy, lead the mourning of their slain leader.

News

  1. District 205 School Board may reconsider teachers' aides cuts

    After releasing 70 teachers’ aides during March reductions, District 205 officials are weighing the possibility of hiring some back — even if it means operating in a deficit.   On Tuesday, members of the Board of Education budget committee discussed cost containment measures from past years and the options for further cutbacks for the 2013-14 school year.   The board’s options include reducing ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Galesburg Register-Mail

  2. Glenbard approves contract with support staff

    Educational and instructional aides, secretaries, library clerks, technology specialists and other support staff members at the four Glenbard District 87 high schools will have a new three-year contract starting this summer that includes annual raises of about 3 percent each year. But the new agreement, approved unanimously by the school board this week, also allows some who announce plans to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Andy’s aides in tug o’ turf

    Two top aides to Gov. Cuomo have gone to war over turf and power, at times refusing to talk to each other and fighting for credit for several of the governor’s major initiatives, sources have told The Post. The battle between Larry Schwartz, the governor’s secretary and chief-...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  • "I stood at the White House briefing room podium in front of the glare of the klieg lights for the better part of two weeks and publicly exonerated two of the senior most aides in the White House: Karl Rove and Scooter Libby," McClellan, 39,...
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Scott McClellan Source: Bloomberg

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