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George, 1866–1944, U.S. humorist.
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Other definitions for Ade (2 of 3)
a suffix found in nouns denoting action or process or a person or persons acting, appearing in loanwords from French and sometimes from Spanish (cannonade; fusillade; renegade), but also attached to native stems: blockade; escapade; masquerade.
a noun suffix indicating a drink made of a particular fruit, normally a citrus: lemonade.
Other definitions for Ade (3 of 3)
a collective suffix like -ad1: decade.
Origin of -ade2
<French <Greek; see ad1
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How to use Ade in a sentence
George Ade, the "funny man," is independent financially from the royalties paid him on his copyrights.How to Succeed as an Inventor|Goodwin B. Smith
I do nod know any nah-ice gondolier—zey are oal—I dell you, if you lif viz zem ade mons as me, you cot your troat—yes!The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey
The captions of the George Ade fables are uniformly good, and there are other notable exceptions.A Librarian's Open Shelf|Arthur E. Bostwick
As Lem stepped out into the other room, the caller-out was shouting, "Promen-ade all—you know where!"Peak and Prairie|Anna Fuller
It is sometimes called Ade-gygdal-mgy-i, the time "when the leaves are red."
British Dictionary definitions for Ade
suffix forming nouns
a sweetened drink made of various fruitslemonade; limeade
Word Origin for -ade
from French, from Latin -āta made of, feminine past participle of verbs ending in -āre
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