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Is aide a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word aide is a Scrabble US word. The word aide is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Valid words made from Aide

You can make 17 words from 'aide' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'aide'

AIDE 5IDEA 5

3 letters words from 'aide'

AID 4DAE 4
DEI 4DIE 4
IDE 4 

2 letters words from 'aide'

AD 3AE 2
AI 2DA 3
DE 3DI 3
EA 2ED 3
ID 3 

All 4 letters words made out of aide

aide iade adie daie idae diae aied iaed aeid eaid iead eiad adei daei aedi eadi deai edai idea diea ieda eida deia edia

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

Definitions and meaning of aide

aide

Alternative forms

  • aid

Etymology

Borrowed from French aide ("aid; assistant", as in aide-de-camp (field assistant)). More at aid.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /eɪd/
  • Homophone: aid
  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Noun

aide (plural aides)

  1. An assistant.
  2. (military) An officer who acts as assistant to a more senior one; an aide-de-camp.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Adie, daie, idea

Abinomn

Noun

aide

  1. father

Asturian

Verb

aide

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of aidar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of aidar

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛd/
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /aɛd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd

Etymology 1

From Middle French ayde, from Old French aide, aie, from aidier (modern Old French aider (to help)). The medial -d- would've been regularly lost, but was reinserted on the basis of the verb.

Noun

aide f (plural aides)

  1. help, support
    Synonym: secours m
  2. (sports) assist
Derived terms

Noun

aide m or f (plural aides)

  1. aide (person)

Etymology 2

From aider, with the third-person singular form corresponding to Latin adiūtat.

Verb

aide

  1. first-person singular present indicative of aider
  2. third-person singular present indicative of aider
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of aider
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of aider
  5. second-person singular present imperative of aider

Further reading

  • “aide” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • ayde, eyde, eide, eayde

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French aide.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛi̯d(ə)/

Noun

aide (uncountable)

  1. Help given; aid.
  2. A tax levied for defence.
  3. (rare) One who assists.

Related terms

  • aiden
  • aydaunt

Descendants

  • English: aid
  • Scots: aid

References

  • “aide, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Old French

Alternative forms

  • (very early) adiudha, aiudha
  • (early) aiue, aie

Etymology

From aidier. The regular form would have been aie, which is in fact attested; aide is a remodeling on the verb.

Pronunciation

  • (early) IPA(key): /ˈai̯.də/
  • (late) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.də/

Noun

aide f (oblique plural aides, nominative singular aide, nominative plural aides)

  1. help; assistance; aid

Related terms

  • aidier

Descendants

  • Middle English: aide, ayde, eyde, eide, eayde
    • English: aid
    • Scots: aid
  • Middle French: ayde
    • French: aide
      • English: aide

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

aide f

  1. genitive singular of ad

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a confidential assistant to a person of senior rank.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)