A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈad\
    • /æd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈad\

Definitions of ad word

  • noun ad You use AD in dates to indicate the number of years or centuries that have passed since the year in which Jesus Christ is believed to have been born. Compare BC. 3
  • countable noun ad An ad is an advertisement. 3
  • abbreviation AD Andorra 3
  • abbreviation AD anno Domini 3
  • abbreviation AD active duty 3
  • abbreviation AD air defence 3

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Parts of speech for Ad


ad popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% 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".

Synonyms for ad

noun ad

  • advertisement — An advertisement is an announcement in a newspaper, on television, or on a poster about something such as a product, event, or job.
  • commercial — Commercial means involving or relating to the buying and selling of goods.
  • poster — post horse.
  • flier — something that flies, as a bird or insect.
  • announcement — An announcement is a statement made to the public or to the media which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen.

Antonyms for ad

abbreviation ad

  • disad — (informal) A disadvantage.

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