Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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AIDE can refer to:
- Alliance of Independent Democrats in Europe, a former political party at European level
- Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment, an intrusion detection software package
n. 1 An assistant. 2 (context military English) An officer who acts as assistant to a more senior one; an aide-de-camp.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1777, short for aide-de-camp (1660s), which is French and means "camp assistant" (see aid (n.)).
Usage examples of "aide".
Dogal and Alder as his aides and lieutenants, but did not replace his captains.
His new press secretary, Michele Davis, who had been a top aide to House Majority Leader Dick Armey, said he should craft a few things he wanted to say in interviews, say them, and make the rest off the record.
SECOND AIDE Your Majesty, We have borne them back through Aspern village-street And Essling is recovered.
Class A uniform, wearing a green beanie, with the rope of an aide hanging from his epaulets, was this familiar-looking lieutenant, an aviator.
The ugly living room, the bedrooms stuffed with bureaus and chairs and blankets and pillows, an aide leaning out of the nursing station talking to Polly, the white chalk in its dish below the blackboard waiting for us to sign ourselves in: home again.
This time, the worried gaze belonged to her trusted aide, Blee, who seemed obviously unable to mask any inner turmoil in her expression.
Boots left the dining room, and Michael heard someone ask Blok about his new aide.
The Determinists and the Absolutists were all but going at each other with knives, and the two most talented designers had been literally having tea with each other as two of their aides met in the hall in a set-to that other aides had had to break up by main force.
There was a moment of ominous silence before one, braver than the others, opened the door to reveal Talcoran and Drust, his aide.
A crowd of aides, Endents, and Legates, all wearing insignia that clearly displayed their seniority and their closeness to the Protector, jostled for position.
The only Pole on the committee was an expatriate journalist named Leonard Chodzko, who had served as an aide to Lafayette during and after the July Revolution.
AIDE To France, And to posterity through fineless time, Must you then answer for so foul a blow Against the common weal!
Where the Dark Ones had dragged Aide away, captive, and the Guards of Gae had rescued her on the edge of the chasm.
Once his aide brought the proper insignia for an engineering warrant officer, the tunic would do as well for Gamelan Bandur as it had for Jos Metadi.
At a short distance from the place where this scene had occurred I met a Neapolitan named Maliterni, a lieutenant-colonel and aide to the Prince de Condo, commander-in-chief of the French army.