HyperDic: ace

English > 11 senses of the word ace / ACE:
NOUNquantityace, one, 1, I, single, unitythe smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
artifactaceone of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
person ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
substanceACE, angiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzymeproteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
groupACE, Allied Command Europea major strategic headquarters of NATO
actacea serve that the receiver is unable to reach
VERBsocialace, breeze through, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nailsucceed at easily
competitionacescore an ace against
competitionaceplay (a hole) in one stroke
competitionaceserve an ace against (someone)
ADJECTIVEallace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, topsof the highest quality
ace / ACE > pronunciation
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English > ace: 11 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the highest quality.
Example"an ace reporter"
SynonymsA-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops
BroadersuperiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishexcelente, gran, grande, magnífico
Catalanexcel·lent, gran, magnífic
English > ace: 11 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number.
Synonymsone, 1, I, single, unity
Narrowermonad, monasA singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
singletonA single object (as distinguished from a pair)
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish1, dos, es, uno
Catalan1, dos, u
English > ace: 11 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningOne of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face.
Narrowerace of clubsThe ace in the club suit
ace of diamondsThe ace in the diamond suit
ace of heartsThe ace in the heart suit
ace of spadesThe ace in the spade suit
Broaderplaying cardOne of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
Spanishas
Catalanas
English > ace: 11 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field.
Synonymsadept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz
Narrowertrack starA star runner
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishasistente, as, crack, diestro, ducho, estrella, experto, genio, hacha, maven, mavin, superestrella, virtuoso, wiz
Catalanas, crack, destre, estrella, expert, geni, maven, virtuós, wiz
Verbsacesucceed at easily
English > ACE: 11 senses > noun 4, substance
Meaningproteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II.
Synonymsangiotensin converting enzyme, angiotensin-converting enzyme
Broaderprotease, peptidase, proteinase, proteolytic enzymeAny enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
SpanishECA, enzima convertidora de angiotensina
Catalanenzim conversiu de l'angiotensina
English > ACE: 11 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningA major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey.
SynonymAllied Command Europe
MembersSupreme Allied Commander Europe, SACEURcommanding officer of ACE
Part ofNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATOAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Broaderheadquarters(plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
English > ace: 11 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA serve that the receiver is unable to reach.
Broaderserve, service(sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
Spanishace
Catalanas
Verbsaceserve an ace against (someone)
English > ace: 11 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsucceed at easily.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsbreeze through, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail
Broaderpass, make itgo successfully through a test or a selection process
Spanishpasar sin dificultad, ser campeón
Nounsacesomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
English > ace: 11 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningscore an ace against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He aced his opponents"
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
English > ace: 11 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningPlay (a hole) in one stroke.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
English > ace: 11 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningServe an ace against (someone) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorytennis, lawn tennisA game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
Broaderserveput the ball into play
Nounsacea serve that the receiver is unable to reach

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