Synonyms for aid

Synonyms for (noun) aid

Synonyms: tending, care, aid, attention

Definition: the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

Usage: no medical care was required; the old car needs constant attention

Similar words: work

Definition: activity directed toward making or doing something

Usage: she checked several points needing further work


Synonyms: aid, assist, assistance, help

Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: help, assistance, aid

Definition: a resource

Usage: visual aids in teaching

Similar words: resource

Definition: a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed

Usage: the local library is a valuable resource


Synonyms: aid, financial aid, economic aid

Definition: money to support a worthy person or cause

Similar words: gift

Definition: something acquired without compensation

Synonyms for (verb) aid

Synonyms: aid, help

Definition: improve the condition of

Usage: These pills will help the patient

Similar words: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better

Definition: to make better

Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes


Synonyms: assist, aid, help

Definition: give help or assistance; be of service

Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house

Similar words: back up, support

Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

Usage: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up