an assistant or helper, especially a paid employee: Years ago, my mom was a teacher’s aide in a kindergarten classroom.
nurse's aide: During the war she worked as an aide in a field hospital, changing bedpans and cleaning floors.
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How to use aide in a sentence
The aide spoke on the condition of anonymity to freely discuss the process.Barrett signed ad in 2006 decrying ‘barbaric legacy’ of Roe v. Wade, advocating overturning the law | Colby Itkowitz | October 2, 2020 | Washington Post
The Commerce panel will first be reaching out to the companies to try to schedule a hearing, a committee aide told Axios.
Meanwhile Prospect sought to cut costs by reducing the workforce, trimming benefits and tightly monitoring each hospital’s patient count throughout the day from its LA headquarters, sending nurses and aides home whenever possible in mid-shift.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances | by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke | September 30, 2020 | ProPublica
During the frenzied early days of the pandemic in Chicago, she and her aides invited all 50 aldermen to join telephone and video briefings as often as several times a week.When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting and a Lawmaker Not a Lawmaker? When It’s Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago. | by Mick Dumke | September 24, 2020 | ProPublica
Sometimes, principals use cutouts — aides who speak to reporters — to give themselves plausible deniability.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic | Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
“Poor Steve Scalise is getting a bad rap,” Knight, a long-time aide to former KKK leader David Duke, told The Daily Beast.
As part of the MassEquality coalition, Marc Solomon, a former Senate aide, was working to get Bay State legislators to vote no.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality | E.J. Graff | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then she cajoled an aide, standing next to her, to provide particulars.
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, a longtime disability advocate, has made HCBS a priority, a Harkin aide told The Daily Beast.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Monday, there were only two issues "that should be resolved tonight," the aide said.
Meanwhile, he had been selected as aide-de-camp by General d'Ure de Molans.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The Marshal never forgave the aide-de-camp who had thus urged him to spend his money.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
His excellency took one end of the table, and an aide-de-camp the other: I was seated between M. and Madame do Rego.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
As he did so a dozen Boers dashed out of the kopje, and aide opened fire on them, which caused the Boers to fire a volley at him.Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900) | A. G. Hales
The aide-de-camp of Calvin and Theodore de Beze contrasted admirably with the son of the furrier.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for aide
social welfare an unqualified assistant to a professional welfare worker
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