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(military) An officer who acts as assistant to a more senior one; an aide-de-camp.
From French aider (“to help”), from Latin adiuvō (“I help”).
French from aider to aid aid
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The secretary acts as an aide to the principal.
After the aide let out a government secret, he was fired from his position.
Would you be an aide to me during this busy project?
Dee is a teacher's aide specializing in special education.
She certainly doesn't have a teacher aide at home!
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