Definitions for ADæd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an ad agency.
Origin of ad:
1835–45; by shortening
Ref: advantage (def. 4). 5
Origin of ad:
1925–30; by shortening
a prefix occurring in verbs or verbal derivatives borrowed from Latin, where it meant “toward” and indicated direction, tendency, or addition: adjoin. For variants before a following consonant, see a-5, ac-, af-, ag-, al-, an-2, ap-1, ar-, as-, at-.
Origin of ad-:
< L ad, ad- (prep. and prefix) to, toward, at, about; c. at1
a suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek denoting a group or unit comprising a certain number, sometimes of years:
myriad; Olympiad; triad.
a suffix meaning “derived from,”“related to,”“associated with,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (dryad; oread) and in New Latin coinages on a Greek model (bromeliad; cycad).
a suffix used, on the model of Iliad, in the names of epics, speeches, etc., derived from proper names:
Origin of -ad:
< Gk -ad-, s. of -as
var. of -ade1:
a suffix used in anatomy to form adverbs from nouns signifying parts of the body, denoting a direction toward that part:
Category: Common Vocabulary, Zoology, Affix
Origin of -ad:
< L ad toward, anomalously suffixed to the noun
in the year of the Lord; since Christ was born: Charlemagne was born ina.d.742.
Category: Usage Note
* Usage: The abbreviation a.d. was orig. placed before a date and is still usu. preferred in edited writing: The Roman conquest of Britain began in a.d.43 (or, sometimes, began a.d.43). The abbreviation b.c. (before Christ) is always placed after a date: Caesar was assassinated in 44 b.c. But by analogy with the position of b.c. , a.d. is frequently found after the date in all types of writing: Claudius I lived from 10 b.c.to 54 a.d. This abbreviation may also designate centuries, being placed after the century specified: the second century a.d. Some writers prefer to use c.e. (Common Era) and b.c.e. (Before the Common Era) to avoid the religious overtones of a.d. and b.c.
Origin of A.D.:
L annō Dominī
ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert(adverb)
a public promotion of some product or service
AD, A.D., anno Domini(adverb)
in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
"in AD 200"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
.ad is the Internet country code top-level domain for Andorra. It is administered by Servei de Telecomunicacions d'Andorra, today called Andorra Telecom. Because ad is also an abbreviation for the word advertisement or advert, .ad has also been used in an unconventional manner as a domain hack by some advertising media companies.
Translations for AD
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
AD(abbreviation from Latin)
anno domini; (used in dates to mean after the birth of Jesus Christ; also used by non-Christians)
in 630 AD; in the seventh century AD.
- بَعْدْ المِيلَادArabic
- DCPortuguese (BR)
- po KristoviCzech
- nach Christi GeburtGerman
- efter Kristus; e.KrDanish
- μετά Χριστόν (συντομογρ.)Greek
- d.C., después de CristoSpanish
- issanda aastal, pärast Kristuse sündi (lühend: pKr, e.m.a)Estonian
- پس از میلاد مسیح؛ میلادیFarsi
- après J.–C.French
- לַסְפִירָה הַנוֹצְרִיתHebrew
- Kr.u. vagy i.sz.Hungarian
- M (Tahun Masehi)Indonesian
- 그리스도 기원(후), 서기Korean
- po Kristaus gimimo, mūsų eros metaisLithuanian
- mūsu ēras-Latvian
- Anno Domini - dalam tahun ketuhananMalay
- e.Kr. (etter Kristi fødsel)Norwegian
- پس از میلاد مسیح؛ میلادیPersian
- مخكي دمسيح دزيژيدوڅخه ،ميلاديPashto
- новой эры; н. э.Russian
- roku Pána, nášho letopočtuSlovak
- naše štetjeSlovenian
- n.e.(nove ere)Serbian
- e. Kr.Swedish
- milattan sonra(M.S)Turkish
- 西元...年(拉丁文Anno Domini的縮寫，字面意義為「耶穌出生之年」)Chinese (Trad.)
- нашої ериUkrainian
- sau Công NguyênVietnamese
- 公元（缩写式）Chinese (Simp.)
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