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aid [ eyd ]
Main Entry: aid
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: help, support
Synonyms: advancement, advice, advocacy, alleviation, allowance, assist, assistance, attention, backing, backup, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, bounty, care, charity, comfort, compensation, cooperation, deliverance, encouragement, endowment, favor, furtherance, gift, giving, guidance, hand, handout, leg up, lift, ministration, ministry, patronage, promotion, reinforcement, relief, rescue, reward, salvation, service, shot in the arm, subsidy, sustenance, treatment
Antonyms: blockage, hindrance, impediment, injury, obstruction
Main Entry: aid
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: help, support
Synonyms: abet, alleviate, assist, bail out, befriend, benefact, encourage, favor, go to bat for, go with, lend a hand, lighten, mitigate, open doors for, promote, relieve, serve, stick up for, straighten out, subsidize, sustain
Antonyms: block, hinder, hurt, impede, injure, obstruct
Main Entry: aid/aide
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: person who helps
Synonyms: abettor, adjutant, aide-de-camp, assistant, attendant, coadjutant, coadjutor, crew, crewman, deputy, helper, lieutenant, second, supporter
Main Entry: accessory
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: person peripherally involved in illegal activity
Synonyms: abettor, accomplice, aid, aide, assistant, associate, co-conspirator, colleague, confederate, conspirator, helper, insider, partner, plant*, ringer, shill, stall*, subordinate
Main Entry: accommodate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: perform service
Synonyms: afford, aid, arrange, assist, avail, benefit, bow, comfort, convenience, defer, favor, furnish, gratify, help, humor, indulge, oblige, pamper, please, provide, serve, settle, submit, suit, supply, support, sustain, yield
Antonyms: bar, block, frustrate, hinder, impede, limit, obstruct, prevent, stop
Main Entry: accomplice
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: helper, especially in committing a crime
Synonyms: abettor, accessory, aid, aide, ally, assistant, associate, co-conspirator, collaborator, colleague, confederate, conspirator, insider, partner, plant*, stall*
Antonyms: adversary, enemy, opponent
Main Entry: acolyte
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: attendant, usually in a church
Synonyms: aid, assistant, follower, helper
Main Entry: advantage
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: benefit, favored position or circumstance
Synonyms: aid, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, blessing, boon, break, choice, comfort, convenience, dominance, edge, eminence, expediency, favor, gain, good, gratification, help, hold, improvement, influence, interest, lead, leeway, leg-up, leverage, luck, mastery, odds, position, power, pre-eminence, precedence, preference, prestige, prevalence, profit, protection, recognition, resources, return, sanction, starting, superiority, support, supremacy, upper hand, utility, wealth
Antonyms: disadvantage, drawback, handicap, hindrance, loss, obstacle, restriction
Main Entry: advice
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: recommendation
Synonyms: admonition, advisement, advocacy, aid, bum steer, caution, charge, consultation, counsel, directions, dissuasion, encouragement, exhortation, forewarning, guidance, help, information, injunction, input, instruction, judgment, lesson, news, opinion, persuasion, prescription, proposal, proposition, recommendation, steer, suggestion, teaching, telltale, tidings, tip, tip-off, two cents' worth, view, warning, word, word to the wise
Antonyms: betrayal, deceit, deception, falsehood, lie, misinformation, misrepresentation
Main Entry: advocacy
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: support for an idea or cause
Synonyms: advancement, aid, assistance, backing, campaigning for, championing, defense, encouragement, justification, pleading for, promotion, promulgation, propagation, proposal, recommendation, upholding, urging
Antonyms: attack, opposition, protest
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