one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
play (a hole) in one stroke
a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey
score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number;
proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
an man-made opening; usually small
a device that controls amount of light admitted
a natural opening in something
the act of attacking; "attacks on women increased last year"; "they made an attempt on his life"
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
enter upon an activity or enterprise
make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"
break into fissures or fine cracks
(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
a long narrow opening
a long narrow depression in a surface
act in a funny or teasing way
tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
activity characterized by good humor
a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
accessible to all; "open season"; "an open economy"
begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech"
not sealed or having been unsealed; "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table"
start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; "open a business"
ready for business; "the stores are open"
not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought; "an open question"; "our position on this bill is still undecided"; "our lawsuit is still undetermined"
have an opening or passage or outlet; "The bedrooms open into the hall"
not having been filled; "the job is still open"
(of textures) full of small openings or gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave"
openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"; "a heart-to-heart talk"
a witty saying
make jokes or quips; "The students were gagging during dinner"
cut a slit into; "slit the throat of the victim"
make a clean cut through; "slit her throat"
a long narrow opening
obscene terms for female genitals
a narrow fissure
a depression scratched or carved into a surface
find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
stab or pierce; "he jabbed the piece of meat with his pocket knife"