Aiding
Aid Aid, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aiding}.] [F. aider, OF. aidier, fr. L. adjutare to help, freq. of adjuvare to help; ad + juvare to help. Cf. {Adjutant}.] To support, either by furnishing strength or means in co["o]peration to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist. [1913 Webster]

You speedy helpers . . . Appear and aid me in this enterprise. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To help; assist; support; sustain; succor; relieve; befriend; co["o]perate; promote. See {Help}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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