ace

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English[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Etymology 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески as, from Стари Француски as, from Латински as, assis (unity, copper coin, the unit of coinage). Compare as

Noun[уреди]

ace (plural aces)

  1. (card games, dice games) A single point or spot on a playing card or die.
  2. (card games, dice games) A card or die face so marked.
    I have the ace of diamonds.
  3. The ball marked with the number 1 in pool and related games.
    • 1961, The Hustler (film): a character is calling his next shot
      Ace in the corner.
  4. A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
    • 1681, John Dryden, The Spanish Fryar:
      I'll not wag an ace further: the whole world shall not bribe me to it
    • c. 1658 Dr. Henry More, Government of the Tongue :
      He will not bate an ace of absolute certainty.
  5. (tennis) A serve won without the opponent hitting the ball.
  6. (sports) A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.
  7. (US) (baseball) The best pitcher on the team.
  8. (US) (baseball, dated, 19th century) A run.
  9. (US) (golf, disc golf) A hole in one.
  10. An expert at something.
    • 1932, Delos W. Lovelace, King Kong, published 1965, strana 4:
      ‘Weston, the ace of theatrical agents.’
    • 2011 септембар 29, Jon Smith, “Tottenham 3 - 1 Shamrock Rovers”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Mexican ace Dos Santos smashed home the third five minutes later after good work from Defoe.
  11. A military aircraft pilot who is credited with shooting down many enemy aircraft, typically five or more.
  12. (US) A perfect score on a school exam.
  13. Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
  14. (physics, obsolete) A quark.
Usage notes[уреди]
  • Used as an exclamation to mean "excellent". But see ace (adjective). Also in plural: aces.
Synonyms[уреди]
  • (single point or spot): pip
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Descendants[уреди]
  • Италијански: asso
  • Јапански: エース (ēsu)
  • Корејски: 에이스 (eiseu)
  • Руски: эйс (ejs)
  • Шведски: ess
  • (?) Фински: ässä
Translations[уреди]
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Verb[уреди]

ace (third-person singular simple present aces, present participle acing, simple past and past participle aced)

  1. (US) To pass (a test, interviews etc.) perfectly.
  2. (tennis) To win a point by an ace.
  3. (golf) To make an ace (hole in one).
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Adjective[уреди]

ace (comparative more ace, superlative most ace)

  1. (Британија, slang) Excellent.
Usage notes[уреди]
  • Used as exclamation. Also see ace (noun) above and aces.
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Etymology 2[уреди]

From asexual by shortening.

Adjective[уреди]

ace (comparative more ace, superlative most ace)

  1. (slang) Asexual. (not experiencing sexual attraction)
    • 2009, Anneli Rufus, "Asexuals at the Pride Parade", Psychology Today, 22 June 2009:
      "Some people who identify as ace fall under the GLBT umbrella while many others do not. Members of the queer movement have reached out to asexuals to include them in their community. The acronym for this has now become GLBTQA (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and asexual)."
    • 2010, Amy Ebersole, "Asexuality, not to be confused with celibacy", The Daily Aztec (San Diego State University), 25 January 2010:
      “I was 14 when I first realized I had no interest in sex,” Jed Strohm, a happily satisfied, romantic asexual from upstate New York, said. “I identified as ace (asexual) and the group leader said I was too attractive.”
    • 2013, Andrea Garcia-Vargas, "Ourselves, our sex, our choices", The Eye, 28 March 2013:
      “If you identify as ace [asexual] and you just don’t feel like having sex, then for me, sex-positive means, ‘That’s great! It’s fantastic you don’t want to have sex!’” says McGown.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Цитати:ace.
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Noun[уреди]

ace (plural aces)

  1. (slang) A person who is asexual.
    • 2012, Tasmin Prichard, "Freedom from Desire: Some Notes on Asexuality", Salient (Victoria University of Wellington), 23 July 2012, page 20:
      Asexuals are programmed differently, like anybody else on the LGBTQXYZ spectrum, but difference is cool! Difference is perhaps the best part of being queer. Own it, aces!
    • 2013, Leigh Miller, "(A)Sexual Healing", Jerk (Syracuse University), Volume XII, Issue V, April 2013, page 23:
      Negativity toward asexuality can make emerging aces fear that something is wrong with them.
    • 2014, Emma Ianni, "New Group to Bring Awareness Of C. U. Asexual Community", The Cornell Daily Sun (Cornell University), Volume 130, Number 81, 4 February 2014, page 1:
      G. F. said she came up with the idea of creating an asexual group last semester, when she was struggling with the way being an ace was affecting her personal life.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Цитати:ace.

See also[уреди]

  • (aromantic): aro

Anagrams[уреди]


French[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

ace m (plural aces)

  1. (tennis) ace

Further reading[уреди]


Italian[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From the names of vitamins A, C and E, contained in the juice.

Noun[уреди]

ace m (plural ace)

  1. (cooking) a flavour of fruit juice, mainly formed by orange, carrot and lemon juice.
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Latin[уреди]

Verb[уреди]

acē

  1. друго лице једнине презента active imperative of aceō

Portuguese[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

ace m (plural aces)

  1. (tennis) ace (tennis: point scored without the opponent hitting the ball)

Romanian[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

ace

  1. множине of ac

Scots[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

ace (plural aces)

  1. The smallest possible amount of something.
  2. The best of a class of things.

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Spanish[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

ace m (plural aces)

  1. (tennis) ace (point scored without the opponent hitting the ball)