Definition of unaided in English:



  • Needing or having no assistance; without help.

    ‘she can no longer walk unaided’
    • ‘What kind of doctors are we training who have never had to undertake a clinic unaided or cope alone with an unexpected event during surgery?’
    • ‘And so it is that I leave Frank Cole to ponder the karmic mysteries of life, unaided by my good self.’
    • ‘When the tests were completed, Soeharto walked unaided from the hospital to a waiting Volkswagen minivan.’
    • ‘He insisted on walking unaided for treatment, recovered and was able to join the royal family at Balmoral that October.’
    • ‘Contact the Elderly brings a bond of friendship to elderly people who cannot easily get out unaided and therefore lack social support.’
    • ‘Amie is completely immobile she can't walk or sit up unaided.’
    • ‘Since then pupils have had to use the zebra crossing outside the school gates unaided to cross the busy A4 road.’
    • ‘His condition improved until by October 1993 he could walk awkwardly, unaided.’
    • ‘She can sit up straight, is able to stand unaided for short periods, and has been writing Christmas cards to her friends.’
    • ‘Usually, once the experts are on hand it is easy to put things right, however unappealing your unaided attempts at composting may seem.’
    • ‘Although able to walk unaided, David often has to use a wheelchair.’
    • ‘Which means that everything you see here - every last bit of it - I worked out for myself, entirely unaided.’
    • ‘The grouping of the five became visible by the unaided eye around April 20.’
    • ‘It should be also noted that students from unaided schools perform better in competitive examinations.’
    • ‘The Queen Mother was taken to hospital yesterday in a royal Daimler and was able to negotiate the three steps into the building unaided.’
    • ‘It was extremely thick - my spoon was able to stand unaided - and looked rather like baby food, but it was quite tasty.’
    • ‘To walk unaided three tentative steps from mother's to father's arms is a cause for high celebration and congratulation.’
    • ‘She was found to be unhurt and was able to walk unaided.’
    • ‘Ten years ago, Pen Hadow vowed to trek to the North Pole alone and unaided.’
    • ‘Bobbie can no longer walk unaided and has difficulty talking while her sister Danni is now beginning to lose her balance and her ability to speak.’
    alone, all alone, on one's own, in a solitary state, separately, singly, solitarily, unaccompanied, solo
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