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Ace (&ā;s), n.; pl. Aces (&ā;"sĕz). [OE. as, F. as, fr. L. as, assis, unity, copper coin, the unit of coinage. Cf. As.]
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1. A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die so marked; as, the ace of diamonds.
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2. Hence: A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
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I 'll not wag an ace further. Dryden.
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3. (Sport) A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.; in tennis, frequently, a point won by a service stroke.
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To bate an ace, to make the least abatement. [Obs.] -- Within an ace of, very near; on the point of. W. Irving.
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ace adj. 1. of the highest quality an ace reporter
Syn. -- A-one, first-class, first-rate, super, tip-top, topnotch(predicate)
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ace v. to get a grade of "A"; as, to ace an exam. [Colloq.]