how to pronounce aid


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aid is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of aid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i keep a first aid kit on me at all …”

meanings of aid


  1. An exchequer loan.
  2. A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
  3. Something which helps; a material source of help.
  4. An aide-de-camp, so called by abbreviation.
  5. An historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort.
  6. Help; assistance; succor, relief.
  7. A helper; an assistant.


  1. To climb with the use of aids such as pitons.
  2. To provide support to; to further the progress of; to help; to assist.


  1. Initialism of Agency for International Development.

aid frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word aid occurs in english on average 29.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics aid can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that aid can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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