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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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abet

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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Back on track: Millar insists cycling is on the mend after the doping disgrace but admits it still gets a harder time than other sports after hearing pundits like Henman (top right) and Rusedski (right) talk openly about artificial aids in tennis
Difficulty coming onto the bit, head tossing and hollow back are all signs of pain in the poll area often caused by the overuse of artificial aids.
And then, when millions are offered, there is that huge temptation to take on more than you can handle, setting you off on a steep, downward spiral of less sleep, less energy and artificial aids to keep you going.
They act as a stereoscopic pair and without any artificial aids can be viewed as a three-dimensional scene.
They argued over the use of artificial aids like bolts in rock faces.
In March, the association passed a rule barring any runner using artificial aids, disqualifying Pistorius from events that it sanctions.
We can decide whether we wish to use chemicals in our gardens or whether we prefer to grow our produce without these artificial aids.
They mustn't use their hands or any artificial aids to distort their features, although a little make-up might be applied.
Under R&A rules about artificial aids the device is not allowed during competitions.