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ace

 
Adjective ace has 1 sense
  1. ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, tops - of the highest quality; "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"
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
Noun ace has 5 senses
  1. one, 1, I, ace, single, unity - the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"
    --1 is a kind of digit, figure
    --1 has particulars: monad, monas; singleton
  2. ace - one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
    --2 is a kind of
    playing card
    --2 has particulars: ace of clubs; ace of diamonds; ace of hearts; ace of spades
  3. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    --3 is a kind of expert
    --3 has particulars: track star
    Derived form: verb ace1
  4. Allied Command Europe, ACE - a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an are extending from Norway to Turkey
    --4 is a kind of headquarters
    --4 is a part of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO
    --4 has members: Supreme Allied Commander Europe, SACEUR
  5. ace - a serve that the receiver is unable to reach
    --5 is a kind of
    serve, service
    Derived form: verb ace4
Verb ace has 4 senses
  1. breeze through, ace, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail - succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
    --1 is one way to pass, make it
    Derived form: noun ace3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. ace - score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
    --2 is one way to
    score, hit, tally, rack up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. ace - play (a hole) in one stroke
    --3 is one way to
    play
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. ace - serve an ace against (someone)
    --4 is one way to
    serve
    Derived form: noun ace5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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