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[n] a serve that the receiver is unable to reach
[n] one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
[n] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
[n] 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"
[adj] (informal) 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"
[v] serve an ace against (someone), in tennis
[v] play in one stroke; of holes, in golf
[v] score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
[v] succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"

Misc. Definitions

\Ace\, n.; pl. {Aces}. [OE. as, F. as, fr. L. as, assis, unity, copper coin, the unit of coinage. Cf. {As}.]
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. {To bate an ace}, to make the least abatement. [Obs.] {Within an ace of}, very near; on the point of. --W. Irving.
\Ace\, n. 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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