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Is aid a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word aid is a Scrabble US word. The word aid is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

A1I1D2

Is aid a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word aid is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

A1I1D2

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Yes. The word aid is a Words With Friends word. The word aid is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Aid

You can make 6 words from 'aid' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'aid'

AID 4 

2 letters words from 'aid'

AD 3AI 2
DA 3DI 3
ID 3 

All 3 letters words made out of aid

aid iad adi dai ida dia

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word aid. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in aid.

Definitions and meaning of aid

aid

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /eɪd/
  • Rhymes: -eɪd
  • Homophone: aide

Etymology 1

From Middle English aide, eide, ayde, from Old French eide, aide, from aidier, from Latin adiūtō, adiūtāre (to assist, help). Cognates include Spanish ayuda, Portuguese ajuda and Italian aiuto.

Alternative forms

  • aide
  • ayde (obsolete)

Noun

aid (countable and uncountable, plural aids)

  1. (uncountable) Help; assistance; succor, relief.
    • 1827, Henry Hallam, The Constitutional History of England
      An unconstitutional method of obtaining aid.
    • “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
  2. (countable) A helper; an assistant.
    • It is not good that man should bee alone, let vs make vnto him an aide like to himselfe.
  3. (countable) Something which helps; a material source of help.
  4. (countable, Britain) An historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort.
  5. (countable, Britain) An exchequer loan.
  6. (countable, law) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
  7. (countable) An aide-de-camp, so called by abbreviation.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English aiden, from Old French eider, aider, aidier, from Latin adiuto, frequentative of adiuvō ("assist", verb).

Verb

aid (third-person singular simple present aids, present participle aiding, simple past and past participle aided)

  1. (transitive) To provide support to; to further the progress of; to help; to assist.
  2. (climbing) To climb with the use of aids such as pitons.
    • 1979, American Alpine Journal (page 193)
      Rather than climb into a bottomless off-width crack, we aided an 80-foot A2 to A3 crack to the top of a pedestal. By very tenuous face climbing, we gained entry to the crack, which we followed to a tree beneath the big chimney.
Synonyms
  • assist
  • befriend
  • bestand
  • cooperate
  • help
  • promote
  • relieve
  • succor
  • support
  • sustain
  • See also Thesaurus:help or Thesaurus:serve
Derived terms
  • aidable
  • aidance
  • aider
  • unaided
Related terms
  • aidant
  • aide-de-camp
Translations

Anagrams

  • -iad, Adi, DIA, Dai, Dia, I'd-a, I'da, IAD, Ida, dai, dia-

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Arabic عَائِد(ʿāʾid)

Postposition

aid + dative

  1. related to, relating to, having to do with
  2. concerning, about

Related terms

  • aidiyyət

References

  • “aid” in Obastan.com.

Bau

Noun

aid

  1. woman

Further reading

  • Hans van der Meer, Bau Organized Phonology Data

Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *aita.

Noun

aid

  1. fence

Panim

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔaɪɗ/

Noun

aid

  1. woman

Further reading

  • Panim Talking Dictionary

Veps

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *aita.

Noun

aid

  1. fence

Inflection

Derived terms

  • aidverai

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “забор, изгородь, ограда”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Võro

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *aita.

Noun

aid (genitive aia, partitive aida)

  1. garden

Inflection


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to help.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)