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ace

ace

 
pronunciation:
eIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a playing card that has only one mark. In card games, an ace has either the highest value of all the cards or the lowest.
 
definition 2: a person who is a master or expert at something.
He is an ace at math.
synonyms:
expert, master, pro, professional, star
antonyms:
amateur
similar words:
authority, champion, genius, shark, talent, veteran, wizard
definition 3: a serve in tennis that wins a point because the other player can not reach the ball.
The tennis player served four aces in a row and won the game.
similar words:
winner
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: aced, aces, acing
definition: to get a grade of A on or for.
He aced his history course.
similar words:
excel in, score on
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: excellent or expert.
The class president is an ace student.
synonyms:
adept, excellent, exceptional, expert, fine, first-class, first-rate, outstanding, sterling, superior, superlative, top
similar words:
admirable, capital, choice, masterful, notable, perfect, select, skillful, supreme
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