Definitions for ace

Definitions for (noun) ace

Main entry: ace

Definition: a serve that the receiver is unable to reach

Main entry: ace

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

Main entry: Allied Command Europe, ACE

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

Main entry: ace, adept, superstar, champion, sensation, star, genius, whiz, whizz, virtuoso, wiz, wizard, maven, mavin, hotshot

Definition: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Main entry: one, single, I, unity, 1, ace

Definition: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

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

Main entry: angiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzyme, ACE

Definition: proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

Definitions for (verb) ace

Main entry: ace

Definition: serve an ace against (someone)

Main entry: ace

Definition: play (a hole) in one stroke

Main entry: ace

Definition: score an ace against

Usage: He aced his opponents

Main entry: breeze through, ace, sweep through, pass with flying colors, nail, sail through

Definition: succeed at easily

Usage: She sailed through her exams; You will pass with flying colors; She nailed her astrophysics course

Definitions for (adj) ace

Main entry: super, tiptop, top-notch, topnotch, tops, A-one, ace, crack, first-rate

Definition: of the highest quality

Usage: 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

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