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Synonyms for aid

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for aid

to give support or assistance

the act or an instance of helping

assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed

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Synonyms for aid

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For natural selection acts by either now adapting the varying parts of each being to its organic and inorganic conditions of life; or by having adapted them during long-past periods of time: the adaptations being aided in some cases by use and disuse, being slightly affected by the direct action of the external conditions of life, and being in all cases subjected to the several laws of growth.
Although his alarming communication was not received without much secret terror by the listeners, his earnest and impressive manner, aided perhaps by the nature of the danger, succeeded in bracing their nerves to undergo some unlooked-for and unusual trial.
Their suspense, however, was soon relieved; for, aided by the skill of the natives, the canoe shot back into the eddy, and floated again at the side of the low rock, before they thought the scout had even time to rejoin his companions.
"Should another wearer of one of these gems call upon you for aid do not deny him, and should death threaten you swallow the ring rather than let it fall into the hands of enemies.
The trappings of warriors of Okar aided in the deception; and for wear beyond the hothouse cities we each had suits of the black- and yellow-striped orluk.
The college desperately needed more students to survive, but its trustees were reluctant to increase the financial aid budget.
Clearly, these planning ideas help avoid the expanded kiddie tax and are appropriate for students unlikely to qualify for financial aid. However, the potential combination of substantial assets held and income earned by an 18-year-old, otherwise financial-aid-eligible student, who is about to enter college, can be disastrous.
In fact, the loans that were made to the undeveloped countries were never intended to aid the poor; they were meant to enrich a few international corporate executives and a handful of complicit people in those undeveloped countries--at the expense of the poor.
Mark Wainberg, local host board chair and director of McGill University's AIDS Centre, urged conference delegates to redouble their efforts in turning the tide against AIDS.
So who then benefits the most from food aid? Specific crop lobbies, U.S.
The Canadian Bar Association has chosen British Columbia to launch a test case to establish a constitutional right to civil legal aid in British Columbia because it has instituted the most drastic cuts in assistance to low income persons.
Medical aid was a saving grace for one African woman infected with HIM, according to Lorraine Vandenberg, head of underwriting for Pulz, a product of Momentum--a wholly-owned subsidiary of the FirstRand Group.
With regional offices and over 70 special agents, the OIG investigates allegations of identity theft involving federal student aid funds in conjunction with the U.S.
All this new red tape has not come with much new money: Between 1992 and 2002, real growth in foreign aid to Tanzania was almost nil.
And now at 27 he has been hired by the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project and is blazing another trail: a series of free Spanish-language workshops about treating HIV and hepatitis C.