The secretary acts as an aide to the principal.
An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.
Would you be an aide to me during this busy project?
Typically, a person in a powerful position has an aide to help them with decision-making.
My work is beginning to be overwhelming, so I am thinking about hiring an aide.
The teacher's aide assisted with organizing all the games for the class party.
After the aide let out a government secret, he was fired from his position.
Coming out of Kutuzov's room into the waiting room with the papers in his hand Prince Andrew came up to his comrade, the aide-de-camp on duty, Kozlovski, who was sitting at the window with a book.
The Russian Emperor's aide-de-camp is an impostor.
The Austrians let themselves be tricked at the crossing of the Vienna bridge, you are letting yourself be tricked by an aide-de-camp of the Emperor.
The novelty Anna Pavlovna was setting before her guests that evening was Boris Drubetskoy, who had just arrived as a special messenger from the Prussian army and was aide-de-camp to a very important personage.
Boris, grown more manly and looking fresh, rosy and self-possessed, entered the drawing room elegantly dressed in the uniform of an aide-de- camp and was duly conducted to pay his respects to the aunt and then brought back to the general circle.
The guest of honor was an aide-de-camp of Napoleon's, there were also several French officers of the Guard, and a page of Napoleon's, a young lad of an old aristocratic French family.
He had picked up the scrap of a grenade that had killed an aide-de-camp standing near the commander-in-chief and had taken it to his commander.
An aide-de-camp, the Master of Ceremonies, went up to Countess Bezukhova and asked her to dance.
The colonel of the Polish uhlans, a handsome old man, flushed and, fumbling in his speech from excitement, asked the aide-de-camp whether he would be permitted to swim the river with his uhlans instead of seeking a ford.
The aide-de-camp replied that probably the Emperor would not be displeased at this excess of zeal.
Let Monsieur de Beausset enter, and Fabvier too, he said, nodding to the aide-de-camp.
"Yes, sire," and the aide-de-camp disappeared through the door of the tent.
An aide-de-camp, who had entered the bedroom to report to the Emperor the number of prisoners taken in yesterday's action, was standing by the door after delivering his message, awaiting permission to withdraw.