- nurse's aide.
- an aide-de-camp.
- an assistant or helper, especially a confidential one.
Origin of aide
Examples from the Web for aides
Not only would Moses not speak to him, neither would family members, friends, aides, city officials, or state officials.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece
September 16, 2014
Aides quickly stopped the conversation, which one previously described in testimony as “a train wreck.”The Five Weirdest Revelations From the McDonnell Trial
August 22, 2014
They gathered in a small conference room surrounded by a couple of aides and divided up who would take which questions.Can New York Democrat Zephyr Teachout Stop Governor Andrew Cuomo?
August 18, 2014
But officials and Senate aides said the report contains information on several more locations.White House Must Decide Who Will Be Named in the CIA ‘Torture Report’
Josh Rogin, Eli Lake
August 7, 2014
The best we mere doctors usually hope for is time with aides of varying seniority.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Twisted Anti-Vaxx History
July 23, 2014
Turning to his aides he said, "Come gentlemen," and they followed him into the farmhouse.The Shining Cow
Then they break into platoons, and are inspected, man by man, by the adjutant and his aides.
The Captain let his glance wander about from one to another of his aides.Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal
G. Harvey Ralphson
Perhaps the aides carrying them were among the slain, perhaps this, perhaps that.The Long Roll
That will allow for two aides de camp and a private secretary.General John Regan
George A. Birmingham
- an assistant
- social welfare an unqualified assistant to a professional welfare worker
- short for aide-de-camp
Word Origin and History for aides
1777, short for aide-de-camp (1660s), French, literally "camp assistant" (see aid (n.)).