The Alternative English Dictionary: ad

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ad {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
  • /æd/
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etymology 1 Shortening.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (informal) advertisement. I have placed both of the ads in the newspaper as instructed.
Synonyms: advert
etymology 2 From a shortening of the word advantage.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (tennis) advantage
  2. (debating) advantage ads and disads
etymology 3 From Latin ad.
preposition: {{en-prep}}
  1. to, toward
anagrams:
  • da, Da, DA

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