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Adjective
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aces, plural;
  1. Very good
    • - an ace swimmer
Verb
  1. (in tennis and similar games) Serve an ace against (an opponent)

  2. Score an ace on (a hole) or with (a shot)

  3. Get an A or its equivalent in (a test or exam)
    • - I aced my grammar test
  4. Outdo someone in a competitive situation
    • - the magazine won an award, acing out its rivals
    • - it wasn't our intention to ace Phil out of a job
Noun
  1. A playing card with a single spot on it, ranked as the highest card in its suit in most card games
    • - the ace of diamonds
    • - life had started dealing him aces again
  2. A hole in one

  3. A person who excels at a particular sport or other activity
    • - a motorcycle ace
  4. A pilot who has shot down many enemy aircraft, esp. in World War I or World War II

  5. (in tennis and similar games) A service that an opponent is unable to return and thus wins a point


  1. breeze through: succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
  2. of the highest quality; "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"
  3. one: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"
  4. score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
  5. one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
  6. play (a hole) in one stroke
  7. The word "ace" comes from the Old French word 'as' (from Latin 'as') meaning 'a unit', from the name of a small Roman coin. It originally meant the side of dice with only one mark, before it was a term for a playing card. ...
  8. The Ace was a British car that was built between 1912 and 1916 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. It was an 8hp light car, with a 748 cc, four-cylinder water-cooled monobloc engine with Stethnos carburettor, it had a 2 speed gearbox and chain-drive built by the same manufacturer as the Salmon ...
  9. The Ace was an American-assembled car made in Ypsilanti, Michigan by Apex Motor Corp., which emphasized "square" coachwork lines. It was built between 1920 and 1922, and used Continental and Herschell-Spillman six-cylinder engines, as well as a Gray four.
  10. Accelerated Christian Education is an American educational products company. It produces the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) school curriculum. The home office is in Nashville, Tennessee with a customer service and distribution center in Lewisville, Texas. ...
  11. Ace were a British rock music band, who enjoyed moderate success in the 1970s. They are notable for their part in the early career of Paul Carrack, who later became famous as a solo artist, and as a member of several other groups. Ace are best known for their 1974 US top-5 hit single, "How Long%3F"
  12. In baseball, a team's ace is the best starting pitcher on the team and nearly always the first pitcher in the starting rotation. Barring injury or exceptional circumstances, the ace is usually the pitcher that starts on Opening Day. ...
  13. angiotensin converting enzyme; American Cinema Editors, or designating a member of this society; (NATO) air combat element; analysis and control element; (USMC) aviation combat element; American Council on Education; Advanced Composition Explorer - a NASA spacecraft
  14. A single point or spot on a playing card or die; A card or die face so marked; A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot; A serve made without the opponent hitting the ball; The best pitcher on the team; A run; A hole in one; An expert at something; A military aircraft ...
  15. (Aces) Betting that the next roll will be the total sum of 2.
  16. (ACES (AAIA Catalog Enhanced Standard)) Current electronic cataloging standard for make, model and year.
  17. (ACES (Alliance for Cooperative Energy Services)) A cooperative created to address the new power markets. ACES purchases, schedules, and sells power for many co-ops across nation. Advises and purchases other forms of energy, gas, etc., used to generate electricity.
  18. (ACES) Ability Center for Exceptional Students is located in Library 149. It is responsible for providing disability related services, and ensuring that appropriate accommodations for students are met in the academic and university environment. ...
  19. (ACES) Alternative Commercial Enforcement Strategies
  20. (ACES) Atlantic Coast Enduro Series.
  21. (ACES) Automated Coastal Engineering System.
  22. (ACES) Automation of Central Excise and Service Tax.
  23. (ACES) The House-passed American Clean Energy & Security Act (authored by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA);  H.R.2454;
  24. (ACES) The double 1 of the no.1 on the dartboard
  25. (ACES) To dream of the Ace of Hearts means success in love and social life; the Ace of Diamonds means great success in business; the Ace of Spades means hard work and disappointments, with no assurance of final success; the Ace of Clubs means loss of prestige and money losses. See also Cards.