Complete Definition of "ace"

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English

Etymology
OE. as, F. as, from L. as, assis, unity, copper coin, the unit of coinage. Compare as

Pronunciation
AHD|Äs, IPA|/eɪs/, SAMPA|/eIs/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die face so marked.

#: the ace of diamonds

  1. A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.

#* I'll not wag an ace further. - Dryden

  1. tennis A serve made without the opponent hitting the ball.
  2. An expert at anything.
  3. baseball The best pitcher on the team
  4. golf A hole in one.

Derived terms
bate an ace
flying ace
within an ace of
return ace

Translations
trans-top|unit
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trans-top|card with a single spot
Czech: eso n
Dutch: aas m
Finnish: ässä
French: as#French|as m
German: As#German|Ass n
Hebrew: ×ס m
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Kurdish: KUchar|ئاس
Hungarian: ász
Italian: asso m
Japanese: ã¨ã¼ã¹ (Äsu) (1)
Maltese: ass
Portuguese: ás m
Russian: ÑÑз (tuz) m
Spanish: as#Spanish|as m
Swedish: ess n, äss n
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trans-top|die face with a single spot
French: as#French|as m
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trans-top|very small quantity or degree
See jot, iota
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trans-top|point scored in tennis without the opponent hitting the ball
Czech: eso n
Finnish: ässä
Hebrew: ×ס m
Japanese: ã¨ã¼ã¹ (Äsu) (1)
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Portuguese: ace m
Russian: ÑÐ¹Ñ (ejs) m
Swedish: äss n, serveäss n
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trans-top|expert
Czech: eso n
Finnish: ässä
French: as#French|as m
German: Ass n
Hungarian: ász
Italian: asso m
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Japanese: ã¨ã¼ã¹ (Äsu) (1)
Lithuanian: asas m, asÄ f
Portuguese: ás m
Russian: Ð°Ñ (as) m
Swedish: äss n
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Frisian: aas
ttbc|Indonesian: utama / bintang / unggulan (1), as / kartu as (2)
ttbc|Interlingua: asse (1, 2)

Verb
en-verb|ac|ing

  1. To pass (a test, interviews etc) perfectly.

Synonyms
pass with flying colours

Derived terms
ace out

Adjective
en-adj|acer|acest|more

  1. colloquial Extremely good, excellent.

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Category:English three letter words

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