ad-
[ad, əd]
PREFIX
  1. denoting motion or direction to.
    "advance" ·
    "adduce"
    • denoting reduction or change into.
      "adapt" ·
      "adulterate"
    • denoting addition, increase, or intensification.
      "adjunct"
ORIGIN
from Latin ad ‘to’ ; in the 16th century the use of ad- and its variants was extended to replace a- from a different origin such as Latin ab- (e.g. advance, from French avancer based on late Latin abante ‘in front’).
-ad
[ad, əd]
SUFFIX
  1. (forming nouns) in collective numerals.
    "myriad" ·
    "triad"
  2. (forming nouns) in names of females in classical mythology.
    "dryad" ·
    "naiad"
  3. (forming nouns) in names of poems and similar compositions.
    "Iliad" ·
    "jeremiad"
  4. (forming nouns) in names of members of some taxonomic groupings.
    "bromeliad"
ORIGIN
from the Greek ending -as, -ad-.
-ad
[əd]
SUFFIX
  1. forming nouns such as ballad, salad.Compare with -ade.
ORIGIN
from French -ade.
ad
[ad]
NOUN
informal
ads (plural noun)
  1. an advertisement.
    "the latest television lager ad"
    synonyms:
    notice · announcement · bulletin · commercial · promotion · blurb ·
    write-up · display · poster · leaflet · pamphlet · flyer · bill · handbill · handout · circular · brochure · sign · placard · folder · dodger · affiche · ad · push · plug · puff · bumf · advert
ORIGIN
mid 19th century: abbreviation.
ad
[ad]
NOUN
ads (plural noun)
  1. tennis
    informal
    short for advantage.
AD
[eɪˈdiː]
ABBREVIATION
  1. Anno Domini (used to indicate that a date comes the specified number of years after the traditional date of Christ's birth).
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How to use ad in a sentence?
animals that have been fed on an ad libitum basis will expect this unlimited food availability.
he began collecting aptronyms when he saw an ad for a flower shop operated by Flora Gardner.
dieters who ate ad libitum attributed more of their distress to their eating behaviour.
the piece could be played with an ad libitum orchestral accompaniment.
registration is for seven years and may be renewed ad infinitum.
the fort was rebuilt in ad 158 and was sacked again in ad 197.
‘No more stubble—no more trouble,’ trumpeted their ad copy.
one singer ad libbed and corpsed his colleagues on stage.
the ad was a come-on to try to sell callers other items.
the basest coins in the purse were made in the 620s ad.
we received 400 applications in response to one job ad.
the whole orchestra begins to play ad libitum.
Avitus was prefect of Gaul from ad 439.
disaster overtook the town in ad 296.
the fade-out before each ad break.
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How to say ad in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)advertensie
Arabic (NOUN)الإعلان, إعلان, ميلادي, م
Bangla বিজ্ঞাপন
Bosnian (Latin) oglas
Bulgarian (NOUN)реклама, АД, обява
Cantonese (Traditional) 廣告
Catalan (NOUN)anunci, dc, publicitat, EC
Chinese Simplified 广告
Chinese Traditional 廣告
Croatian (NOUN)oglas, reklamu
Czech (NOUN)reklamní, inzerát, nl
Danish (NOUN)annonce, e.Kr
Dutch (NOUN)advertentie, Christus
Estonian (NOUN)reklaami, Kuulutus
Fijian na itukutuku
Finnish (NOUN)mainos, ilmoitus, jKr
French (NOUN)annonce, publicité, pub, après JC
German (NOUN)Anzeige, Werbeanzeige, n. Chr., Inserat, Werbung, Spot, Active
Greek (NOUN)διαφήμιση, αγγελία, μ.Χ
Haitian Creole piblisite
Hebrew (NOUN)המודעה, לספירה, הפרסומת, מודעה, פרסומת, למודעה, מודעות, אד, מודעת, פרסום
Hindi (NOUN)विज्ञापन, ई
Hungarian (NOUN)hirdetés, reklám
Icelandic (NOUN)auglýsingu
Indonesian (NOUN)iklan, Masehi, m
Italian (NOUN)annuncio, d.c., inserzione, pubblicità
Japanese (NOUN)広告, 西暦, アド
Kiswahili (NOUN)tangazo
Korean (NOUN)광고
Latvian (NOUN)reklāmas
Lithuanian (NOUN)skelbimų, reklamos
Malagasy tolotr'
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)iklan
Norwegian Bokmål annonse
Persian (NOUN)آگهی, تبلیغ, میلادی, م
Polish (NOUN)reklam, ogłoszenie
Portuguese (NOUN)anúncio, DC, publicidade, propaganda
Querétaro Otomi anuncio
Romanian (NOUN)anunţuri, advertisment, publicitar, d.Hr, reclama
Russian (NOUN)объявление, рекламных, н.э, ад, специальных
Samoan Faasalalauga
Serbian (Cyrillic) АД
Slovak (NOUN)reklamy, inzerát
Slovenian (NOUN)oglas
Spanish (NOUN)anuncio, publicidad, DC, aviso, EA
Swedish (NOUN)annons, e.Kr
Tahitian parau faatiani
Tamil கி. பி.
Telugu ఏపీ
Thai (NOUN)โฆษณา
Tongan tu'uaki
Turkish (NOUN)reklam, ilanı, akın, akıncı
Ukrainian (NOUN)оголошення, рекламними, об'яв, об'яву, об'яви, н
Urdu (NOUN)اشتھار, ء, عیسوی, اشتہار
Vietnamese (NOUN)quảng cáo
Welsh (NOUN)d, OC, hysbyseb
Yucatec Maya anuncio
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