Meaning of 'ace'

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Meaning of ‘ace’

8 definitions found.



of the highest quality

Example: "I was known as an ace football player."

Synonyms: super


a serve that the receiver is unable to reach

Example: "The tennis champion was known for a powerful ace."


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

Example: "I had three aces in my hand, so I was confident of a win."


someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Example: "When I was younger, I was an ace at algebra."

Synonyms: champion


to score a point by a serving a ball that an opponent fails to touch in tennis or similar games

Example: "I won the match by acing my opponent at the last minute."


to play a golf hole in one stroke

Example: "I aced that par three once."


to score an ace against

Example: "They aced their opponents."


to succeed at easily

Example: "I aced the test."

Synonyms: nail breeze through pass with flying colors sweep through sail through

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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