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1. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own).

Synonyms

  • overseas
  • international
  • outside
  • external

Antonyms

  • national
  • citizen
  • acquaintance
  • unestablished

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word foreign-aid


1. Noun Phrase
Inherent in the idea of globalization, foreign aid seeks to eliminate the natural economic differences between nations.

2. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world.

Synonyms

  • tramontane
  • alien
  • established
  • foreign-born
  • unnaturalised
  • nonnative
  • imported
  • exotic
  • naturalized
  • unnaturalized
  • foreignness
  • unfamiliarity
  • adventive
  • curiousness
  • strangeness

Antonyms

  • familiarity
  • nativeness
  • familiar
  • cismontane

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.

Synonyms

  • extrinsic

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. foreign

adjective. ['ˈfɔrən, ˈfɑːrən'] not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source.

Synonyms

  • adulterant
  • adulterating

Antonyms

  • unproved
  • unplanted
  • usualness

Etymology

  • forein (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. aid

verb. ['ˈeɪd'] give help or assistance; be of service.

Synonyms

  • support
  • succour
  • attend
  • hasten
  • facilitate
  • subserve
  • expedite
  • care
  • avail
  • assist
  • succor
  • ease
  • help out
  • wait on
  • alleviate
  • benefact
  • serve
  • give care
  • attend to
  • back up
  • bootstrap

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)

6. aid

noun. ['ˈeɪd'] the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose.

Synonyms

  • succour
  • support
  • activity
  • thanks
  • accommodation
  • boost
  • assist
  • succor
  • service
  • refuge
  • lift
  • ministration
  • facilitation
  • recourse
  • comfort
  • encouragement
  • assistance
  • self-help
  • resort
  • relief
  • helping hand
  • hand

Antonyms

  • disservice
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • noninterference

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)

7. aid

noun. ['ˈeɪd'] a resource.

Synonyms

  • help
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • well
  • studio
  • idle

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)

8. aid

noun. ['ˈeɪd'] money to support a worthy person or cause.

Synonyms

  • welfare
  • financial aid
  • philanthropy
  • social welfare
  • traineeship
  • gift
  • grant-in-aid
  • economic aid
  • public assistance
  • scholarship
  • fellowship
  • foreign aid
  • philanthropic gift

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • paternal
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)

9. aid

verb. ['ˈeɪd'] improve the condition of.

Synonyms

  • cure
  • better
  • amend
  • do good
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • bring around
  • heal
  • benefit
  • ameliorate

Antonyms

  • inattentive
  • attentive
  • nonworker
  • act

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)

10. aid

noun. ['ˈeɪd'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • baby sitting
  • tender loving care
  • hair care
  • care
  • nursing
  • tending
  • intervention
  • dental care
  • livery
  • work
  • faith healing
  • haircare
  • skincare
  • incubation
  • nurturance
  • health care
  • manicure
  • hairdressing
  • babysitting
  • pedicure
  • tree surgery
  • maternalism
  • healthcare
  • pet sitting
  • personal care
  • skin care
  • attention
  • TLC
  • faith cure
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • aide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuvare (Latin)
  • aidier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • adiuto (Latin)
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