how to pronounce ace


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the above transcription of ace is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ace is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of ace in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with his only ace of display of military …”

meanings of ace


  1. A person who is asexual.
  2. A serve won without the opponent hitting the ball.
  3. (baseball) The best pitcher on the team.
  4. Initialism of arbitrary code execution.
  5. A perfect score on a school exam.
  6. Initialism of angiotensin converting enzyme.
  7. A member of American Cinema Editors.
  8. A quark.
  9. The ball marked with the number 1 in pool and related games.
  10. Initialism of access control entry.
  11. A single point or spot on a playing card or die.
  12. A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
  13. A military aircraft pilot who is credited with shooting down many enemy aircraft, typically five or more.
  14. Initialism of adverse childhood experience.
  15. An expert at something.
  16. Any of various hesperiid butterflies.
  17. (golf, disc golf) A hole in one.
  18. (baseball, dated, 19th century) A run.
  19. Initialism of analysis and control element.
  20. Initialism of air combat element.
  21. Initialism of aviation combat element.
  22. A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.
  23. A card or die face so marked.


  1. Initialism of American Cinema Editors.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A common nickname suggesting skill, particularly among airplane pilots.
  4. Initialism of Advanced Composition Explorer, a NASA spacecraft.
  5. Initialism of American Council on Education.


  1. To win a point by an ace.
  2. To make an ace (hole in one).
  3. To pass (a test, interviews etc.) perfectly.


  1. Excellent.
  2. Asexual. (not experiencing sexual attraction).

ace frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word ace occurs in english on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ace can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ace can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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