1. (initialism) .  gency for International Development.
  2. Noun.  Help assistance; succor, relief.
  3. Noun.  The person who promotes or helps in something being done; a helper; an assistant.
  4. Noun.  Something which helps; a material source of help.
  5. Noun.  (British) A historical subsidy granted to the crown by Parliament for an extraordinary purpose, such as a war effort.
  6. Noun.  (British) An exchequer loan.
  7. Noun.  (legal) A pecuniary tribute paid by a vassal to his feudal lord on special occasions.
  8. Noun.  An aide-de-camp, so called by abbreviation.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To (give) support (to); to further the progress of; to help; to assist.

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