2 [uncountable] help with doing something
enlist/seek the aid of someone (=try to get someone’s help): The police tried to enlist the aid of the public in solving the crime.
come/go/hurry/rush to someone’s aid (=come to help someone): Several people heard her screams, but no one went to her aid.
with the aid of something: Chromosomes can be seen with the aid of a microscope.
The pupils created the wall painting with the aid of a local artist.
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