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Definition of Ace

Ace

  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.
  3. A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.; in tennis, frequently, a point won by a service stroke.

Ace Quotations

I say what I mean. I don't speak in code. That's why I am a star and ace communicator.
Rush Limbaugh

My ace in the hole as a human being used to be my capacity for remembering birthdays. I worked at it. Whenever I made a new friend, I made a point of finding out his or her birthday early on, and I would record it in my Filofax calendar.
Susan Orlean

Are two eyes, four appendages and an upright posture really essential for any creature that can ace the galactic SAT's? Maybe not. In fact, I'd venture that any aliens we ever detect or (less likely) encounter will look quite different than this self-referential stereotype.
Seth Shostak

I give a speech to the black freshmen at Harvard each year, and I say, 'You can like Mozart and ice hockey...' - and then I used to say 'golf,' but Tiger took over golf! - 'and Picasso and still be as black as the ace of spades.'
Henry Louis Gates

My husband, after two weeks of dating, asked me, if our relationship were to work out, would I be OK with our first boy being named Ace.
Jennie Finch
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Ace Translations

ace in Danish is es
ace in Dutch is aas
ace in German is As {n}

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