an assistant or helper, especially a confidential one.
The aide is Christopher Michel, a 28-year-old former White House speechwriter.
Bush’s Ghostwriter Bryan Curtis March 8, 2010
After the event, she even scheduled a lunch date with an aide.
Leading the Anti-Bachmann Army David A. Graham July 18, 2011
They apologized for “poor judgment,” then essentially retracted the apology by claiming Wolf’s aide was provoked.
Virginia Republicans Haven’t Learned Paul Begala October 28, 2008
Allen, once an aide to the late Senator Jesse Helms, resigned in 2006 after he was arrested for felony thefts from retail stores.
Rick Warren’s Africa Problem Max Blumenthal January 6, 2009
An aide said the Prince had been “deeply touched” by Mrs Marley’s gift.
You Will See Diana Again, Bob Marley’s Widow Tells Harry As Prince Dances To ‘One Love’ March 6, 2012
He turned toward his aide lazily and asked: “Suppose there had been two taxi-cabs instead of one that night?”
Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent John T. McIntyre
An aide arrived with an order to Hertford, and then he loosed his eager cavalry.
The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
An aide appeared in the doorway of the room in which were gathered McClellan and several of his generals.
The Long Roll Mary Johnston
“We ought to be in the City of Mexico in a day or two, sir,” resumed the aide.
The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
Exhibit No. 21 is a summary of the activities of Pat Hutton, who is an aide in the emergency room.
Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
(social welfare) an unqualified assistant to a professional welfare worker
short for aide-de-camp
1777, short for aide-de-camp (1660s), French, literally “camp assistant” (see aid (n.)).
a subordinate military or naval officer acting as a confidential assistant to a superior, usually to a general officer or admiral. Historical Examples Though still weak and ill, he rode his horse, and took his place on the staff as aide-de-camp. The Life of George Washington Josephine Pollard With the nearest colonel was Lieutenant Helm, […]
a memorandum summarizing a discussion, agreement, or action. noun (pl) aides-mémoire (ɛdmemwar; English) (ˈeɪdz mɛmˈwɑː) a note serving as a reminder a summarized diplomatic communication
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to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire. to promote the progress or accomplishment of; facilitate. to give help or assistance. help or support; assistance. a person or thing that aids or furnishes assistance; helper; auxiliary. aids, Manège. Also called natural aids. the means by which a […]