Associations to the word «Ad»


AD, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Andorra.
AD, adverb. Latin anno Domini, in the year of the Lord or in the year of our Lord, used to specify numbered years counting from the once estimated birth of Christ in year 1. Usually placed before years (but see notes), and always placed after centuries. Often written in small caps. This year is AD 2016.
AD, noun. Assistant director.
AD, noun. (military) air defence or air defense
AD, noun. Antidepressant
AD, noun. (US) (Navy) Auxiliary destroyer - a naval tender, a destroyer tender that tends to destroyers
AD, proper noun. Abu Dhabi
AD, noun. (informal) advertisement.
AD, noun. (tennis) advantage
AD, noun. (debating) advantage
AD, preposition. To, toward
AD ABSURDUM, adverb. To the point of absurdity.
AD BACULUM, adjective. (rhetoric) By appeal to force.
AD BANNER, noun. An advertisement that stretches across (most often the top of) a web site.
AD BANNERS, noun. Plural of ad banner
AD CAPTANDUM, adjective. Attempting to win popular favour, or to take in the public.
AD COELUM, noun. (legal) The principle by which property rights extend vertically upwards and, sometimes, downwards from a property; it is used to describe air rights or no-fly zones, as well as rights to resources under the soil, such as mineral rights, among others.
AD EUNDEM, adverb. (of an academic degree) Awarded by one institution to an alumnus of another.
AD HOC, adjective. For a particular purpose.
AD HOC, adjective. Created on the spur of the moment; impromptu.
AD HOC, adjective. (science) (of a hypothesis) Postulated solely to save a theory from being falsified, without making any new predictions.
AD HOC, adjective. Special.
AD HOC, adverb. On the spur of the moment.
AD HOC, adverb. For a particular purpose.
AD HOCERIES, noun. Plural of ad hocery
AD HOCERY, noun. Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning.
AD HOCERY, noun. (computing) Arbitrary decision rules sometimes included in artificially intelligent software to simulate the unexpectedness in human reasoning.
AD HOCISM, noun. Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning.
AD HOCKERIES, noun. Plural of ad hockery
AD HOCKERY, noun. Alternative spelling of ad hocery
AD HOMINEM, noun. A fallacious objection to an argument or factual claim by appealing to a characteristic or belief of the person making the argument or claim, rather than by addressing the substance of the argument or producing evidence against the claim; an attempt to argue against an opponent's idea by discrediting the opponent himself.
AD HOMINEM, noun. A personal attack.
AD HOMINEM, adjective. Of or relating to ad hominem.
AD HOMINEM, adverb. In an ad hominem manner.
AD HOMINEM ARGUMENT, noun. (logic) A type of fallacious argument in which the attempt is made to refute a theory or belief by discrediting the person(s) who advocate that theory or belief.
AD HOMINEMS, noun. Plural of ad hominem
AD IDEM, adverb. In agreement
AD INFINITUM, adverb. Endlessly; for ever; neverendingly.
AD INTERIM, adverb. In or for the meantime; temporarily
AD INVENTORY, noun. (Internet) The number of page views that a website receives.
AD INVENTORY, noun. (advertising) The types of advertisements (web banners) that can be displayed.
AD LIB, adverb. At pleasure.
AD LIB, adverb. At will.
AD LIB, adverb. To whatever extent.
AD LIB, adverb. Extemporaneously.
AD LIB, adjective. Extemporaneous, impromptu.
AD LIB, verb. To perform without script.
AD LIB, verb. To perform without preparation.
AD LIB, verb. To perform extemporaneously.
AD LIBBED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of ad lib
AD LIBBING, verb. Present participle of ad lib
AD LIBS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ad lib
AD LITEM, adjective. For the purpose of a legal case, as in guardian ad litem.
AD LOC., adverb. There, at the specified location
AD MODUM, adjective. Consistent with.
AD MODUM DONDERS, adverb. (neurology) Of vision, by the Donders standards.
AD NAUSEAM, adverb. To a nauseating or sickening degree.
AD NAUSEAM, adverb. Used to refer to the fact that something has been done or repeated so often that it has become annoying or tiresome.
AD NAUSEUM, adverb. Misspelling of ad nauseam.
AD REFERENDUM, adverb. Subject to agreement by others and finalization of details: an ad referendum contract.
AD REM, adjective. Pertinent; relevant.
AD REM, adverb. Pertinently; to the purpose.
AD SERIATUM, adjective. Sequential
AD SERIATUM, adverb. In sequence; sequentially
AD TRUCK, noun. (advertising) A truck the sole purpose of which is to advertise, principally visually by one or more billboards or electronic displays, but also aurally by jingles messages or attention-getting music.
AD VALOREM, adjective. Measured by or in proportion to value.
AD VALOREM TAX, noun. A tax that is assessed as a proportion of the value of the property being taxed.
AD VALOREM TAXES, noun. Plural of ad valorem tax
AD VERBUM, adverb. (of a translation) On a word-by-word basis, without rephrasing; word for word; verbatim.
AD VERECUNDIAM, noun. Appeal to authority, argument from authority or authoritative argument.
AD VERECUNDIAM, adjective. Of or relating to ad verecundiam.
AD VERECUNDIAM, adverb. In an ad verecundiam manner.

Dictionary definition

AD, noun. A public promotion of some product or service.
AD, adverb. In the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born; "in AD 200".

Wise words

Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Victor Hugo