Another word for aid
help, assistance, support, comfort, benefit, favor, benevolence, patronage, cooperation, giving, gift, subsidy, financial support, relief, welfare, bounty, compensation, allowance, charity, benefaction, succor, alleviation, mitigation, ministry, ministration, reinforcement, advocacy, promotion, subvention, encouragement, treatment, furtherance, advancement, backing, advice, guidance, service, sustenance, grant, funding, honorarium, endowment, rescue, deliverance, attention, care, first aid, lift*, hand*, helping hand*, boost*, leg up*.
One appointed to give assistance
Another word for aidverb
To give support or assistance:abet, assist, boost, help (out), relieve, succor. Idioms: give (or lend) a hand, give a leg up. See help
The act or an instance of helping:abetment, assist, assistance, hand, help, relief, succor, support. See help
Assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed:dole, handout, public assistance, relief, welfare. See help
A person who helps:abettor, attendant, help, helper, reliever, succorer. See help