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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of aid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having help; often used as a combining form


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  • This title aided to promote and at the same time to justify the strong tendency towards independence that was quite manifest in its relations with Rome, a trait which it shared with its less fortunate rival, Ravenna, that never obtained the patriarchial dignity.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • But those folks left unhappy and Rose's buds left elated following the Spurs '84-79 win aided in a big way by Rose. - Rose's spark off bench key for Spurs

  • Dante's "Inferno" in Italian aided by Rivarol's translation, of which I possessed the _very copy_ stamped with the royal arms, and containing the author's autograph, which had been presented to the King.


  • The treacherous Mahometan, her father, whose escape I aided from a dungeon in Paris (where he was confined as a State prisoner), that false father has doubtless arrived at Constantinople, and is triumphing at the fate of his wretched dupes.

    Act II

  • Our control of these resources then comes back to the 'hidden fist', again a rather powerful phrase aided by the simplicity of its visual image.

    It's not about the carbon

  • Young Glory's terrible sword aided to the fear that filled the breasts of the Spaniards.

    Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser A Brave Fight Against Odds

  • A total of about 850k mortgages were "aided" -- during the TOP of the crisis!

  • Jan. 5 Bloomberg -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's largest automaker, reported U.S. sales declines for December and 2010 as the lingering impact of record recalls aided deliveries at smaller rivals including Hyundai Motor Co. -- Top News

  • Life's so-called aided brand familiarity went from 4 per cent to 16 per cent in the U.S. after the Super Bowl broadcast, and it remains as high.

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  • A questionable call aided the Dodgers 'second - Lowe, lumbering down the line, appeared to be out by a step on his sacrifice bunt.

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