ace it

ace it
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eys it]
    • /eɪs ɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eys it]
    • /eɪs ɪt/

Definitions of ace it words

  • noun ace it a playing card or die marked with or having the value indicated by a single spot: He dealt me four aces in the first hand. 1
  • noun ace it a single spot or mark on a playing card or die. 1
  • noun ace it Also called service ace. a placement made on a service. any placement. a serve that the opponent fails to touch. the point thus scored. 1
  • noun ace it a fighter pilot credited with destroying a prescribed number or more of enemy aircraft, usually five, in combat. 1
  • noun ace it a very skilled person; expert; adept: an ace at tap dancing. 1
  • noun ace it Slang. a one-dollar bill. 1

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Origin of ace it

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; 1915 for def 4; Middle English as, aas < Old French as < Latin: a unit; cf. as2; sense 4 after French as in World War I; sense 5 < 4

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ace it popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

ace it usage trend in Literature

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