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adjective, noun Informal.
  1. agriculture: ag courses; to major in ag.
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Origin of ag

by shortening

Ag

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. silver.
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Origin of Ag

From the Latin word argentum

ag-

  1. variant of ad- before g: agglutinate.
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ag.

  1. agriculture.
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Ag.

  1. August.
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A.G.

or AG

  1. Adjutant General.
  2. Attorney General.
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Examples from the Web for ag

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Historical Examples

  • We met 'em in 1812, an' we fit 'em an' we licked 'em, an' we can do it ag'in.

  • But you want it ag'in' the stable, an' you've two in; with two horses twelve is a long price.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • You kin imagine how that other feller's cigar tasted when he lighted it ag'in.

  • You tell him I'll stand him on his off ear if I catch him doggie' me ag'in.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • It kept comin' back to me that if I went under I shouldn't see you ag'in.

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for ag

ag1

interjection Southern African
  1. an expression of surprise, annoyance, pleasure, etc
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sentence connector
  1. an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc
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ag2

the internet domain name for
  1. Antigua and Barbuda
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Ag

the chemical symbol for
  1. silver
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Word Origin

from Latin argentum

AG

abbreviation for
  1. Adjutant General
  2. Attorney General
  3. Aktiengesellschaft
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Word Origin

(for sense 3) German: joint-stock company
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Word Origin and History for ag

n.

abbreviation of agriculture, attested from 1918, American English.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ag in Medicine

Ag

  1. The symbol for the elementsilver

ag-


ag in Science

Ag

silver

[sĭlvər]
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