Synonyms for aider

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : eyd
Phonetic Transcription : eɪd

Top 10 synonyms for aider Other synonyms for the word aider

Définition of aider

Origin :
  • early 15c., "wartime tax," also "help, support, assistance," from Old French aide, earlier aiudha "aid, help, assistance" (9c.), from Late Latin adjuta, from fem. past participle of Latin adiuvare (past participle adiutus) "to give help to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iuvare "to help" (see adjutant). Meaning "thing by which assistance is given" is recorded from c.1600. Meaning "material help given by one country to another" is from 1940.
  • As in largess : adj generosity
  • As in paraclete : noun advocate
Example sentences :
  • What would he not give, or say, or do, to find me his aider and abettor?
  • Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
  • He is the friend and aider of those who would live in the spirit.
  • Extract from : « Discourses in America » by Matthew Arnold
  • Is it to forsake the slave when I cease to be the aider and abettor of his master?
  • Extract from : « William Lloyd Garrison » by Archibald H. Grimke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Merrywinkle are a couple who coddle themselves; and the venerable Mrs. Chopper is an aider and abettor in the same.
  • Extract from : « Sketches by Boz » by Charles Dickens
  • One may be an aider and supporter of a party or church, while not an adherent to all its doctrines or claims.
  • Extract from : « English Synonyms and Antonyms » by James Champlin Fernald
  • Isn't Alick McGregor a nice fellow to rob his own father and you his aider and abettor?
  • Extract from : « A Changed Heart » by May Agnes Fleming
  • Guy, I have spoken to the rector about you—you will find him your friend and aider; and May is to make her home at the rectory.
  • Extract from : « Sir Noel's Heir » by May Agnes Fleming
  • Instantly to turn upon me, charging that I have no sense of the enormity of the crime itself, but am its aider and abettor!
  • Extract from : « The Mystery of Edwin Drood » by Charles Dickens
  • Of course, old Mole was represented as Harkaway's chief adviser, and his aider and abettor in the late pasha's death.
  • Extract from : « Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks » by Bracebridge Hemyng
  • Beckoning Fate to do her worst, he then climbs an aider tree in a state of perfect nudity.
  • Extract from : « August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt » by L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
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