Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Helping; helpful; supplying aid.
  • noun A helper or aid; an adjuvant or assistant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Helping; helpful; supplying aid.

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  • adjective obsolete helpful, assisting

Etymologies

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Old French, from the verb aidier ("to aid, to help").

Examples

  • Master Milchku, queerest man in the benighted queendom, and, adcraft aidant, how he found the kids.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Après, la retraite aidant, je compte diminuer sensiblement mes activités sur le net.

    Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas

  • Many other signs and miracles hath our Lord showed unto the honour and glory of his glorious saint, S. Thomas, whose merits be unto us aidant and helping.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • Et promettons d'y perseverer Dieu aidant, inviolablement en la vie et en la mort, estans prets de signer cette verite eternelle de Dieu de notre propre sang, comme l'ont fait nos predecesseurs depuis le tems des

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • This gives us what the philosophers of Art generally agree in calling an _organic structure_; that is, a structure in which an inward vital law shapes and determines the outward form; all the parts being, moreover, assimilated and bound each to each by the life that builds the organization, and so rendered mutually aidant, and at the same time conducive to the well-being of the whole.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

  • Cordelia's agonised invocation and summons to the unpublished forces of nature, to be aidant and remediate to the good man's distress, is continually echoed by the poet, but with a broader application.

    The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded

  • FCFA par mois qu'elles utilisent pour soutenir un peu la famille en aidant leur mari et investir le reste dans les activités.

    Kiva Loans

  • Depuis 1978, le FIDA a investi plus de 10 milliards d'USD sous forme de prêts à faible taux d'intérêt et de dons, aidant ainsi plus de Oeuvrer pour que les Fonds international de populations rurales pauvres développement agricole 300 millions de femmes et d'hommes vivant dans une grande pauvreté en milieu rural à Via libèrent de la pauvreté se Paolo di Dono, 44 accroître leurs revenus et à faire vivre leur famille.

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  • ; that is, a structure in which an inward vital law shapes and determines the outward form; all the parts being, moreover, assimilated and bound each to each by the life that builds the organization, and so rendered mutually aidant, and at the same time conducive to the well-being of the whole.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

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