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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English aydaunt, aydant, a borrowing from Old French aidant, from the verb aidier (to aid, to help).

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aidant (comparative more aidant, superlative most aidant)

  1. (obsolete) helpful, assisting
    • 1605, William Shakespeare, King Lear IV.iii
      All you unpublished virtues of the earth, / Spring with my tears, be aidant and remediate / In the good man's distress!

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VerbEdit

aidant

  1. present participle of aidar

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

aidant

  1. present participle of aider

AdjectiveEdit

aidant (feminine singular aidante, masculine plural aidants, feminine plural aidantes)

  1. helping

NounEdit

aidant m (plural aidants, feminine aidante)

  1. helper

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

aidant

  1. present participle of aider

AdjectiveEdit

aidant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular aidant)

  1. ready or in agreement to help, to assist

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