/ad/, n.
1. advertisement.
2. advertising: an ad agency.
[1835-45; by shortening]
/ad/, n. Tennis.
1. advantage (def. 5).
2. ad in, the advantage being scored by the server.
3. ad out, the advantage being scored by the receiver.
[1945-50; by shortening]
/ad/, prep.
(in prescriptions) to; up to.
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