ALL meanings of ace

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  • countable noun ace An ace is a playing card with a single symbol on it. In most card games, the ace of a particular suit has either the highest or the lowest value of the cards in that suit. 3
  • countable noun ace If you describe someone such as a sports player as an ace, you mean that they are very good at what they do. 3
  • countable noun ace Ace is also an adjective. 3
  • adjective ace If you say that something is ace, you think that it is good and you like it a lot. 3
  • countable noun ace In tennis, an ace is a serve which is so fast that the other player cannot reach the ball. 3
  • noun ace any die, domino, or any of four playing cards with one spot 3
  • noun ace a single spot or pip on a playing card, die, etc 3
  • noun ace a winning serve that the opponent fails to reach 3
  • noun ace a hole in one 3
  • noun ace a fighter pilot accredited with destroying several enemy aircraft 3
  • noun ace an expert or highly skilled person 3
  • adjective ace superb; excellent 3
  • verb ace to serve an ace against 3
  • verb ace to play (a hole) in one stroke 3
  • verb ace to perform extremely well or score very highly in (an examination, etc) 3
  • noun acronym ace (in Britain) Advisory Centre for Education; a private organization offering advice on schools to parents 3
  • abbreviation ACE Allied Command Europe 3
  • noun acronym ace angiotensin-converting enzyme 3
  • noun ace a playing card, domino, etc. marked with one large, centered pip 3
  • noun ace a score made by a serve that one's opponent fails to touch 3
  • noun ace such a serve 3
  • noun ace the act of hitting the ball so that it goes into the hole on the drive; hole in one 3
  • noun ace a combat pilot who has destroyed at least five enemy planes 3
  • noun ace an expert in any activity 3
  • adjective ace first-rate; expert 3
  • verb transitive ace to score an ace against, as in tennis 3
  • verb transitive ace to make an ace on (a particular hole) in golf 3
  • verb transitive ace to defeat completely; get the best of 3
  • verb transitive ace to do very well, esp., by earning a grade of A, in, on, etc. 3
  • adjective ace expert 1
  • noun ace fighter pilot 1
  • noun ace tennis shot 1
  • transitive verb ace tennis: serve 1
  • adjective ace great 1
  • transitive verb ace exam: do very well 1
  • noun Definition of ace in Technology 1. Advanced Computing Environment. 2. Adaptive Communication Environment. 1
  • noun ace Very good. 1
  • noun ace 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 a single spot or mark on a playing card or die. 1
  • noun ace 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 a fighter pilot credited with destroying a prescribed number or more of enemy aircraft, usually five, in combat. 1
  • noun ace a very skilled person; expert; adept: an ace at tap dancing. 1
  • noun ace Slang. a one-dollar bill. 1
  • noun ace Slang. a close friend. 1
  • noun ace Golf. Also called hole in one. a shot in which the ball is driven from the tee into the hole in one stroke: He hit a 225-yard ace on the first hole. a score of one stroke made on such a shot: to card an ace. 1
  • noun ace Slang. a barbiturate or amphetamine capsule or pill. 1
  • noun ace a very small quantity, amount, or degree; a particle: not worth an ace. 1
  • noun ace Slang. a grade of A; the highest grade or score. 1
  • verb with object ace (in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) to win a point against (one's opponent) by an ace. 1
  • verb with object ace Golf. to make an ace on (a hole). 1
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