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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Congress has not acted to provide any relief since approving $3 trillion in aid in the spring.
The new government aid will help the company maintain cash reserves during a prolonged period of decreased demand for air travel.Treasury emergency aid loan goes to airline backed by Amazon and Apollo, showing government’s long reach|Yeganeh Torbati|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
McConnell also indicated support shortly after the election for sending additional aid to cities and states, something that has been a central Democratic demand.Lame-duck Congress and lame-duck president face huge challenges in coming weeks|Erica Werner, Paul Kane, Yasmeen Abutaleb|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Powell has repeatedly called for more aid from Congress, particularly when it comes to getting direct relief to those in industries most affected by the pandemic, such as restaurants, retail and hospitality.Fed chief says pace of economic recovery is moderating while pandemic threat looms large|Rachel Siegel|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Many people faced gaps between the time their $600 emergency benefits lapsed and when their $300 in emergency aid kicked in.U.S. economy recoups two-thirds of ground lost in first half of year, but there is still far to go|Rachel Siegel, Andrew Van Dam|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Next door, a strip mall popped and hissed as unknown accelerants aided in its fiery destruction.
He recounted his own prayers to Mother Cabrini in 1998, which he believes aided him in becoming a U.S. citizen.
By one account, it aided U.S. troops in capturing or killing at least ten of those senior leaders from the battlefield.
Four years later, Bush would be aided by the airing of a video by Osama bin Laden, which dropped just before Election Day.Brace Yourself: October Election Surprises Surely on the Way|Matt Lewis|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Super PACs have aided both candidates, but Grimes has less dark-money support than McConnell.
The artists of Oosterbeck and Brussels, who were her associates, materially aided her by their encouragement.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
With three or four more wounds, and the words with which he aided her to die, he finished with her.
Bahadur Shah held out against the vehement urging of his daughter aided now by the counsel of her brothers.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Imitation of the ways of their elders doubtless plays a part here, but it is aided by an instinct for adornment.Children's Ways|James Sully
As the Americans retreated, the insurgents crept up, aided by a mist, to within short range and fired another volley.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman