To support, either by furnishing strength or means in coöperation to effect a purpose, or to prevent or to remove evil; to help; to assist.
- To help or furnish with help, support, or relief. See Synonyms at help.
- The act or result of helping; assistance.
- An assistant or helper.
- A device that assists: visual aids such as slides.
- A hearing aid.
- An aide or aide-de-camp.
- A monetary payment to a feudal lord by a vassal in medieval England.