Definition of Ace in English :

Define Ace in English

Ace meaning in English

Meaning of Ace in English

Pronunciation of Ace in English

Ace pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ace in English


see synonyms of ace


1. 1, ace, i, one, single, unity

the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

Example Sentences:
'he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it'
'they had lunch at one'

2. ace

one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

4. ace, angiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzyme

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

5. ace, allied command europe

a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey

6. ace

a serve that the receiver is unable to reach


7. ace, breeze through, nail, pass with flying colors, sail through, sweep through

succeed at easily

Example Sentences:
'She sailed through her exams'
'You will pass with flying colors'
'She nailed her astrophysics course'

8. ace

score an ace against

Example Sentences:
'He aced his opponents'

9. ace

play (a hole) in one stroke

10. ace

serve an ace against (someone)


11. a-one, ace, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, top-notch, topnotch, tops

of the highest quality

Example Sentences:
'an ace reporter'
'a crack shot'
'a first-rate golfer'
'a super party'
'played top-notch tennis'
'an athlete in tiptop condition'
'she is absolutely tops'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of ace
any die, domino, or any of four playing cards with one spot
a single spot or pip on a playing card, die, etc
3. tennis
a winning serve that the opponent fails to reach
4. golf, mainly US
a hole in one
a fighter pilot accredited with destroying several enemy aircraft
6. informal
an expert or highly skilled person
an ace at driving
7.  an ace up one's sleeve
8.  hold all the aces
9.  play one's ace
10.  within an ace of
11. informal
superb; excellent
verb (transitive)
12. tennis
to serve an ace against
13. golf, mainly US
to play (a hole) in one stroke
14. US and Canadian
to perform extremely well or score very highly in (an examination, etc)
noun acronym for
(in Britain) Advisory Centre for Education; a private organization offering advice on schools to parents
Allied Command Europe
angiotensin-converting enzyme

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see synonyms of ace
a playing card, domino, etc. marked with one large, centered pip
2.  Racket Sports and Handball
a score made by a serve that one's opponent fails to touch
such a serve
3.  Golf
the act of hitting the ball so that it goes into the hole on the drive; hole in one
a combat pilot who has destroyed at least five enemy planes
an expert in any activity
6.  Informal
first-rate; expert
an ace salesman
verb transitiveWord forms: aced or ˈacing
to score an ace against, as in tennis
to make an ace on (a particular hole) in golf
9.  Slang
to defeat completely; get the best of
often with out
10.  US, Informal
to do very well, esp., by earning a grade of A, in, on, etc.
she aced the course

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of ace
A trademark for an elastic bandage.
a. A single spot or pip on a playing card, die, or domino.
b. A playing card, die, or domino having one spot or pip.
2. In racket games:
a. A serve that one's opponent fails to hit.
b. A point scored by such a serve.
3. The act of hitting a golf ball in the hole with one's first shot.
4. A military aircraft pilot who has destroyed five or more enemy aircraft.
5. An expert in a given field.
Top-notch; first-rate.
tr.v. aced, ac·ing, ac·es
1. To serve an ace against in racket games.
2. To hit an ace on (a hole) in golf.
3. Slang To get the better of (someone): a candidate who aced his opponents in the primaries.
4. Slang
a. To receive a grade of A on: She aced the exam.
b. To perform with distinction on: aced the interview.

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