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1. ad

noun. ['ˈæd'] a public promotion of some product or service.

Synonyms

  • packaging
  • preview
  • trailer
  • mailer
  • promotion
  • flier
  • direct mail
  • advert
  • prevue
  • broadsheet
  • circular
  • advertising
  • newspaper ad
  • teaser
  • handbill
  • commercial message
  • throwaway
  • newspaper advertisement
  • broadside
  • advertorial
  • top billing
  • commercial
  • publicity
  • advertizement
  • bill
  • promotional material
  • advertisement
  • flyer

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • square
  • angular
  • noncyclic

Etymology

  • ad (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ad

  • plaid

How do you pronounce ad?

Pronounce ad as æd.

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Sentences with ad


1. Noun, singular or mass
Create your ad by putting a catchy title in the title box.

Quotes about ad


1. Ad agencies do all kinds of market research that ask people what they think they want, and instead, you should be creating things that you want. If you do something and you get it, the rest of the world will get it, too. Trust your own instincts, your own intellect, and your own sense of humor.
- George Lois

2. A man came up to me at a party and asked if I wanted to be in his video game. I of course said yes. And then it turned out it was 'Assassin's Creed', so that was great. They let me ad lib a lot and mess about and be very snarky indeed, and I'm thrilled by the success of all their hard work.
- Danny Wallace

3. Non est ad astra mollis e terris via"- "There is no easy way from the earth to the stars
- Seneca

2. ad-lib

adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] with little or no preparation or forethought.

Synonyms

  • unprepared
  • unrehearsed
  • offhand
  • impromptu
  • off-the-cuff
  • extemporaneous
  • extemporary
  • extempore

Antonyms

  • careful
  • ready
  • refrain
  • exempt

3. ad-lib

verb. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] perform without preparation.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • do
  • improvise
  • improvize
  • extemporize
  • extemporise

Antonyms

  • oven-ready
  • equipped
  • embattled
  • spread

4. ad-lib

adjective. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] said or done without having been planned or written in advance.

Synonyms

  • unwritten
  • unscripted

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • stay in place
  • unmake

5. ad-lib

noun. ['ˈædˈlɪb'] remark made spontaneously without prior preparation.

Synonyms

  • input
  • comment

Antonyms

  • written
  • praise
  • fitted out

6. Salah-ad-Din_Yusuf_ibn-Ayyub

noun. sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193).

7. AD

adverb. in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born.

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  • AD
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