- Also called serv·ice ace. a placement made on a service.
- any placement.
- a serve that the opponent fails to touch.
- the point thus scored.
- Also called hole in one. a shot in which the ball is driven from the tee into the hole in one stroke: He hit a 225-yard ace on the first hole.
- a score of one stroke made on such a shot: to card an ace.
verb (used with object), aced, ac·ing.
- to receive a grade of A, as on a test or in a course (sometimes followed by out).
- to complete easily and successfully: He aced every physical fitness test they gave him.
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For a franchise still reeling from the death of ace José Fernández, the current Marlins’ promising staff looks like a solid starting point for Ng to build from.Kim Ng’s Hiring Could Be The Start Of Something Special In Miami|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|November 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
He outpaced Minnesota Twins right-hander Kenta Maeda, Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu and New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole, plus seven other pitchers who received a first-, second-, third-, fourth- or fifth-place vote.Reds’ Trevor Bauer, Indians’ Shane Bieber capture Cy Young awards|Jesse Dougherty|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
It wasn’t even the first practice-round hole-in-one this week for Rahm, who used a 5-iron at the fourth hole Monday to drain that ace.Jon Rahm’s pond-skipping hole-in-one at Augusta has been done before but was still incredible|Des Bieler|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Pittsburgh aced its Week 8 test against the Ravens, holding on for a 28-24 win to remain undefeated.NFL games on TV: Games will look different; Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees, Part 2|Cindy Boren|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
This October, their long-time ace Clayton Kershaw ended his personal postseason struggles.The Dodgers Were The Best Team. And The Best Team Won.|Travis Sawchik|October 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Rowland clearly aced the "Buzzwords and Clichés" lesson in her Reality TV 101 course.New ‘X Factor’ Judges. Same Horrible, Boring, Ridiculous Reality Show|Kevin Fallon|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wiig aced her 2005 SNL tryout for Lorne Michaels by doing impressions of Drew Barrymore, Björk, Jessica Simpson, and Jane Pauley.
Ah stakes yo' to a white coat an' yo' is aced in as mah helpeh.Lady Luck|Hugh Wiley
British Dictionary definitions for ace (1 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with ace
In addition to the idioms beginning with ace
- ace in the hole
- ace it
- ace out
- hold all the aces
- within an ace of