aide vs aid :

Definitions

  • 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
  • Top aide to Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas detained by organized crime unit
    PRAGUE -- Police from the Czech Republic's organized crime unit on Thursday detained a senior aide to Prime Minister Petr Necas, local media reported, in raids on several government offices that were confirmed by police and ministry officials.Necas himself was visited by the head of the police unit and two state attorneys, Interior Minister Jan Kubice told parliament, but the purpose of the ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS