verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- Also called natural aids . the means by which a rider communicates with and controls a horse, as the hands, legs, voice, and shifts in weight.
- Also called artificial aids . the devices used by a rider to increase control of a horse, as spurs, whip, and martingale.
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noun U.S. Government.
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He mentioned in particular that aid should focus on assistance for small businesses, among other things.Pelosi abruptly shifts course, restarts relief push amid signs economy is straining|Erica Werner, Rachael Bade|September 24, 2020|Washington Post
Forty percent claim they can’t last another six months without government aid, and it will be an arduous road to recovery for the rest.This restaurant duo want a zero-carbon food system. Can it happen?|Bobbie Johnson|September 24, 2020|MIT Technology Review
However, that aid has to be distributed at a sustainable pace and I think some of the programs that were thought up for Afghanistan were too ambitious.
Republican leaders have suggesting trying to pass another PPP as a standalone bill while Democratic leaders believe aid to states is vital to stave off mass public sector layoffs.Supreme Court fight could derail chances for second stimulus check and extended unemployment benefits|Lance Lambert|September 21, 2020|Fortune
An ingenious invention originally meant to digitize bookkeeping, the software has enabled researchers and businesspeople to input infinite rows and columns of disparate data and then analyze the information with the aid of a computer.
After all, smaller developing nations like Cameroon often depend on trade with and aid from the West.
Followers had traveled many miles to mourn the loss, and aid in the ritual washing, dressing, and honoring of the body.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families|Abby Haglage|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But that comes too late for the family of an American aid worker killed by ISIS.
The woman was taken in August 2013, along with a group of other aid workers who have reportedly been released.A 26-Year-Old Woman Is ISIS’s Last American Hostage|Shane Harris|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remember the days of the Bosnian war (1992—1995), when Saudi Arabia sent convoys of aid to those besieged in Sarajevo.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the capitulation of Burgoyne, near five thousand men had been detached by Gates to his aid.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)|John Marshall
The aid which Pyrrhus brought did little good to the Tarentines, and his final departure in 274 left them defenceless.
If there was a loss at my meetings I bore it myself; never asking any one for aid.
The commonwealth of to-day as well as that of to-morrow demands our aid.The Arena|Various
And now that Graham and Nolan were here to aid, this defect was noticed at once.To The Front|Charles King