The definition of an aide is a person who does certain things for another person that makes that person's job easier or more efficient.
A person who takes over some of the duties of a teacher, like handing out supplies to the students, is an example of an aide.
- an assistant
- an aide-de-camp
Origin of aideFr: see aid
- An assistant; a helper: a nurse's aide.
- An aide-de-camp.
Origin of aideFrench, from aider, to aid; see aid.