Aid and Retard


Aid verb - To provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end.
Usage example: sought to aid her in her search for a dachshund puppy by looking online

Retard is an antonym for aid.

Nearby Words: aids, aided, aide, aiding, aider


Retard verb - To cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace.
Usage example: an herbicide to retard the growth of weeds

Aid is an antonym for retard in hinder topic.

Common collocations

process aid process retard process
healing aid healing retard healing
Cite this Source
Retard and Aid. (2016). Retrieved 2022, December 08, from
Aid & Retard. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Dec. 2022. <>.
Retard or Aid. 2016. Accessed December 08, 2022.
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