KanD Johnson May 20, 2018

What does “ad” mean?

Dictionary Definition
 Various English Use for the letters ad in combination with separate meaning or with abbreviated meaning or reference. The Word Ad is used in the English Language as a word with abbreviated meaning and is commonly confused with the word add in written spelling and errors in grammar use. 
For Example: Music Is Magic Supporters are allowed can place a classified “ad” on Konnect Community Forum in the Business and Entertainment Classifieds Category of their Website. Users Are Encouraged to Subscribe To Get Access Resources that will Drive More Traffic To Your Business or Help Artist Build A Large Fan Base.
ad
ad/

noun

informal
noun: ad; plural noun: ads
  1. an advertisement.
Origin
mid 19th century: abbreviation.
ad2
ad/

noun

TENNISinformal
  1. short for advantage.
ad-
prefix
  1. denoting motion or direction to.
    “advance”
    • reduction or change into.
      “adapt”
    • addition, increase, or intensification.
      “adjunct”
-ad1
suffix
  1. 1.
    forming nouns:
  2. 2.
    in collective numerals.
    “pentad”
-ad2
suffix
  1. forming nouns such as balladsalad.
AD
ˌāˈdē/
abbreviation
  1. 1.
    MILITARY
    active duty.
  2. 2.
    Anno Domini (used to indicate that a date comes the specified number of years after the accepted date of Christ’s birth).
Tip
Similar-sounding words
ad is sometimes confused with add
Use over time for: ad

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