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Noun: AIDS  eydz
  1. A serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
    - acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Noun: aid  eyd
  1. A resource
    "visual aids in teaching";
    - assistance, help
     
  2. The activity of contributing to the fulfilment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    "rescue party went to their aid";
    - assist, assistance, help
     
  3. Money to support a worthy person or cause
    - economic aid, financial aid
     
  4. The work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    "no medical aid was required";
    - care, attention, tending
     
  5. A person who contributes to the fulfilment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    - assistant, helper, help, supporter
Verb: aid  eyd
  1. Give assistance; be of service
    - help, assist
     
  2. Improve the condition of
    "These pills will aid the patient";
    - help

Sounds like: aids, aides, ades

Type of: activity, ameliorate, amend, back up, better, gift, immunodeficiency, improve, infectious disease, meliorate, mend, resource, support, work, worker

Encyclopedia: AIDS

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