Synonyms
Antonyms

1. grant-in-aid

noun. a grant from a central government to a local government.

Synonyms

  • subsidization
  • subsidisation

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • take
  • disagree

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2. deaf-aid

noun. an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing.

Synonyms

  • hearing aid

3. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

4. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal
  • bilateral
  • correlative
  • reciprocative
  • reciprocatory
  • interactional
  • interactive

Antonyms

  • oblique triangle
  • right triangle
  • unilateral
  • direct

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

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)

Example sentences of the word mutual-aid


1. Noun Phrase
They also know which additional fire companies to call to provide mutual aid to a fire, and which department should be placed on "standby" to staff another company's station.

2. Noun Phrase
Other groups offering assistance, usually only to members and their families, might include mutual aid societies, unions and fraternal organizations.

3. Noun Phrase
All firefighters are afforded the right to respond to emergency incidents in their designated coverage area and regional scenes when asked to offer mutual aid to another service area.

4. Noun Phrase
Nonetheless, in 1910, the first kibbutz, a communal settlement focused on social justice and mutual aid, was established and a movement to restore the once fertile landscape was born.

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