aide vs aid :


  • n  an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
  • n  someone who acts as assistant

  • n  a resource
    visual aids in teaching
  • n  the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    rescue party went to their aid
  • n  money to support a worthy person or cause
  • n  the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
  • v  give help or assistance; be of service
  • v  improve the condition of
News & Articles

  • Quan's aide appointed to Oakland school board
    Quan's aide appointed to Oakland school board Washington, 42, was appointed by the board to fill a vacancy that will be created on July 1, when board member Gary Yee becomes the acting superintendent. Washington, whose children just finished kindergarten and third grade at Montclair Elementary School, said she is still discussing with Quan how to handle both roles.
    June 15, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Former Ficano aide, 41, starts process to collect $96K a year pension for life
    A former top aide to Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano is barely in his 40s and poised to collect a pension that will pay him nearly $100,000 per year for the rest of his life.
    June 13, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Aide Clarifies Weiner’s Claim on Coining of ‘Obamacare’
    Anthony D. Weiner, a candidate for New York City mayor, said in an interview that he had come up with the term, but an aide later said that Mr. Weiner meant he was the first on the left to embrace it unapologetically.
    June 13, 2013 - New York Times