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aid

(Help), noun abetment, accommodation, advance, advocacy, aidance, assistance, auspices, backing, benefit, coadjuvancy, cooperation, countenance, endorsement, facilitation, furtherance, guidance, help, maintenance, ministration, ministry, patronage, reinforcement, relief, rescue, service, sponsorship, subscription, subsidy, subsistence, succor, support, sustenance, tutelage, willing help
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort

aid

(Subsistence), noun benefaction, benefit, charity, compensation, endowment, humanitarianism, ministration, ministry, patronage, relief, subsidy, support, sustainment, sustenance

aid

verb abet, advance, assist, augment, avail, be auxiliary to, be of service, benefit, collaborate, cooperate with, facilitate, further, give aid, give support, help, minnster to, nurture, oblige, promote, provision, reinforce, r ender help, r escue, second, serve, service, strengthen, subserve, succor, supplement, support, uphold
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort
See also: abet, accommodate, accomplice, advantage, advocacy, assist, assistance, associate, avail, bear, behalf, benefactor, benefit, bolster, capitalize, charity, coactor, coadjutant, coconspirator, conduce, confederate, conspire, conspirer, contribute, contribution, copartner, countenance, enable, endow, endowment, espouse, expedite, facilitate, factor, favor, finance, foment, foster, harbor, help, ingredient, instrument, inure, largess, lend, loan, maintain, maintenance, nurture, participant, participate, partner, patronage, promotion, protection, redress, reinforcement, relieve, remedy, rescue, samaritan, sanction, serve, service, shelter, side, subsidize, support, sustain, tool, uphold

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in English law, aiding and abetting is the helping in some way of the principal offender. It is in itself a crime but depends upon some earlier communication between the parties. See, for Scotland, ART AND PART.
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The tender and peculiar love with which Silas had reared her in almost inseparable companionship with himself, aided by the seclusion of their dwelling, had preserved her from the lowering influences of the village talk and habits, and had kept her mind in that freshness which is sometimes falsely supposed to be an invariable attribute of rusticity.
The wind aided him in this, and soon there arose a blinding cloud which filled the eyes, noses, and mouths of the three outlaws till they could scarcely see or breathe.
And the wider this inward circle, drawn by the imagination, aided by the senses, grew, the more imposing Mademoiselle Cormon appeared to Athanase, and the more his own timidity increased.
At the request of Usher, I personally aided him in the arrangements for the temporary entombment.
Going into the Market Place he accosted in a feigned voice a maiden, the orphan daughter of a noble Polygon, whose affection in former days he had sought in vain; and by a series of deceptions -- aided, on the one side, by a string of lucky accidents too long to relate, and on the other, by an almost inconceivable fatuity and neglect of ordinary precautions on the part of the relations of the bride -- he succeeded in consummating the marriage.