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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Example sentences from the Web for aid
More than half of respondents also reported needing and not receiving financial aid.Global study finds pandemic exacerbates inequities for trans people|Kaela Roeder|November 20, 2020|Washington Blade
While there is broad consensus among most economists that more aid is needed—and soon—getting a deal passed in the lame-duck session before 2021 is looking like a tall order.Will another $1,200 stimulus check ever come? Here’s what we know|Anne Sraders|November 11, 2020|Fortune
Use a rinse aid if you have hard water, and set the dishwasher on a non-heated drying cycle.
The loan, which is part of the emergency airline aid package approved in March, allows Sun Country to receive federal assistance without having to tap big backers such as Amazon and Apollo for the additional help.Treasury emergency aid loan goes to airline backed by Amazon and Apollo, showing government’s long reach|Yeganeh Torbati|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
In 2017, her department hit Amazon with a $294 million back-tax bill for its Luxembourg operations, on the basis that the company got a sweetheart deal from local tax authorities that amounted to illegal state aid.Europe lays out Amazon antitrust charges, targeting its use of merchants’ data|David Meyer|November 10, 2020|Fortune
How culpable are sites like Facebook, Google, and Apple in aiding potential spying, and the loss of privacy?
And then he was charged not with forcible rape, but with having sex with a prisoner and then aiding her escape.
Our driver is a doctor who was held in detention for three years by U.S. forces on charges of aiding the Taliban.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One role the desert-dwelling Bedouin and Berbers would be perfectly suited to is aiding the army in its frontier patrols.On the Contraband Trail With Libya’s Gun Smugglers|Peter Schwartzstein|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This is aiding and abetting criminal activity,” charges campaign finance attorney Dan Backer, counsel for Stop Hillary.Hillary’s SuperPAC War Proves Yet Again That Campaign Finance Needs a Fix|Michelle Cottle|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My liberal friends condemn my devout and religious poems as "aiding superstition."Poems of Passion|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Yet they ran a very great risk in aiding him, for they must conceal him until the way was opened by the favors of the great gods.Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)|W. D. (William Drake) Westervelt
He wished to secure their favor as a means of aiding him up the steep path to fame and power which he was attempting to climb.Alexander the Great|Jacob Abbott
Aiding the stretcher bearers, the secretaries work side by side, taking the wounded back to the dressing stations.America's War for Humanity|Thomas Herbert Russell
At that very moment he was under arrest, and awaiting trial by court martial, on the charge of aiding prisoners to escape.The Secret Service.|Albert D. Richardson