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Synonyms for ace

Synonyms for ace

Synonyms for ace

the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II

a serve that the receiver is unable to reach

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score an ace against

play (a hole) in one stroke

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serve an ace against (someone)

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His goal has put United within an ace of the Champions League final and he looks odds-on to claim another Premier League championship medal.
The judge said the four had come within an ace of going straight to custody but had been spared because of their relative youth.
RECENT frenetic share-trading activity in TurfTV partner Alphameric reached a climax yesterday, when the London stock exchange revealed that Joe Lewis-backed Mayfair Capital Investment had taken its stake to within an ace of an automatic bid position.
At the beginning of August, Barrett came within an ace of completing the task, but she had to abandon her effort after 22 hours at sea, defeated by an impenetrable fog.
Jonjo Shelvey became the club's youngest-ever player at 16 years and 59 days and twice came within an ace of scoring on his debut.
At Sheffield United in the FA Cup two high-risk balls backward played Boro into trouble and on one occasion took Wheater within an ace of a red card as he was caught hopping and had to haul back Billy Sharp.
2 Stevie Frail wants to recreate the spirit of '86 when the Jambos came within an ace of winning the double.
The duo linked well to take Wolves to within an ace of the summit of the Championship before Ipswich and Derby muscled them out of their stride.
THE Conservatives and Labour were left struggling to respond to the challenge of Ukip after Nigel Farage's Euro-sceptic party took its first Westminster seat and came within an ace of gaining a second.
The Conservatives and Labour were left struggling to formulate a response to the challenge of Ukip after Farage's Euro-sceptic party took its first Westminster seat and came within an ace of gaining a second with Douglas Carswell winning the by-election in Clacton, Essex, on Thursday night.
This is a real opportunity to break that duck - and a win would put the Black Cats level on points with the Potters, and bring them to within an ace of exiting the relegation zone.
Holloway caught the nation's imagination when he led Blackpool into the top flight on a shoestring budget and came within an ace of keeping them up.
Philippe Albert was a key member of the Kevin Keegan Newcastle side that came within an ace of the Premier League title in the 1990s.
Against Germany on Wednesday, as was the case in the match with Russia in Moscow last month, John Toshack's revamped squad came within an ace of securing the sort of result that can make a big difference to a qualifying campaign.
Pricewise followers were in clover again yesterday with yet another big-priced winner while Spotlight came within an ace of going through the card at Beverley, tipping the first six winners at accumulative odds of nearly 1,500-1