Ace

Definition of Ace

Pronunciation: ās
n.1.
1.A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die so marked; as, the ace of diamonds.
2.Hence: A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
I 'll not wag an ace further.
- Dryden.
3.(Sport) A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.; in tennis, frequently, a point won by a service stroke.
To bate an ace
to make the least abatement. [Obs.]
Within an ace of
very near; on the point of.
- W. Irving.
adj.1.of the highest quality
v.1.to get a grade of "A"; as, to ace an exam.

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