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Definition of Aid


  1. To support, either by furnishing strength or means in cooperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
  2. Help; succor; assistance; relief.
  3. The person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; a helper; an assistant.
  4. A subsidy granted to the king by Parliament; also, an exchequer loan.
  5. A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his lord on special occasions.
  6. An aid-de-camp, so called by abbreviation; as, a general's aid.

Aid Quotations

Well, no one gives aid to Zimbabwe through the Mugabe government.
Bill Gates

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.

Well-spent aid money is saving lives for a few thousand dollars per life saved.
Bill Gates

The next time someone tells you we can trim the budget by cutting aid, I hope you will ask whether it will come at the cost of more people dying.
Bill Gates

Corruption is one of the most common reasons I hear in views that criticize aid.
Bill Gates
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Aid Translations

aid in Afrikaans is help, assistent, hulp
aid in Dutch is assistent, famulus, helper, hulp
aid in Finnish is auttaa
aid in French is aider, aide, assister, secourir
aid in German is helfen, Beihilfe, Hilfsmittel, Hilfe
aid in Italian is aiutare
aid in Latin is adiuvo, proficio, auxilium, iuvo, suffragium
aid in Norwegian is hjelpe
aid in Portuguese is ajudar
aid in Spanish is ayudar, acorro

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