Aide - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪd|  American pronunciation of the word aide
Brit.  |eɪd|  British pronunciation of the word aide

noun

- an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer (syn: adjutant, aide-de-camp)
- someone who acts as assistant (syn: auxiliary)

Examples

The senate office hired several congressional aides.

...the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow...

She is a senior aide to the president.

The nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow

He called the governor's top aide a reptile.

Apparently, the aide had acted without White House sanction.

Word forms

noun
singular: aide
plural: aides
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