Aid means help or assistance. (To aid means to help or to assist.)|
Aide means helper or assistant. (In other words, an aide is a person.)
AidThe word aid means help or assistance. It is commonly seen as an adjective, a noun and a verb. (As a verb, it means to help or to assist.)
Be bold and mighty powers will come to your aid. (Basil King)
I have known sorrow and learned to aid the wretched. (Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC))
AideThe noun aide means a helper or an assistant. An aide is a person.
General McChrystal and his aides told the unvarnished truth.
The Libyan leader caused a scene at the African Heads of State Summit in Munyonyo when he slapped one of his aides for taking him to a wrong venue.