aid n

OFr < late L. ajūta, help.

  1. Help; comfort; relief; assistance; support.

aid [aided] v

OFr < L. ad, to + juvā-re, to help.

  1. Comfort; relieve; succor; alleviate; assuage; sooth; minimize suffering for; ease the pain for.
  2. Help; assist.
  3. Work together with; complement the color of.
  4. Give; help to have; enable to obtain.