Definition Of aide


an assistant to an important person, especially a political leader.

Example Of aide

  • a presidential aide

  • Although he plays down his army service, he was an aide to Field Marshal Montgomery.

  • An aide later found it crumpled in the general's shirt pocket.

  • An aide to generals during World War II, he learned to command by watching them in action.

  • As for the pace of this preparation, the aides are saying the president is comfortable with him.

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