Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb aid

2 senses of aid

Sense 1
help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")
       => support, back up -- (give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up")

Sense 2
help, aid -- (improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Antonyms of adj aided

1 sense of aided

Sense 1
assisted (vs. unassisted), aided -- (having help; often used as a combining form)


Similarity of adj aided

1 sense of aided

Sense 1
assisted (vs. unassisted), aided -- (having help; often used as a combining form)
       => motor-assisted -- (relying on an engine for propulsion in addition to muscle power; "a motor-assisted bicycle")
       => power-assisted -- (supplementing or replacing manual effort; "power-assisted steering")

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