Definition: Meaning of, A.D. in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / eɪ /

  • adverb
  • synonym
  • antonym
Word Forms:
Positive Comparative Superlative
  1. in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
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A.D. used in phrases

  • AIDS (noun)
    1. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome a very serious disease that stops your body from defending itself against infections, and usually causes death
  • AIDS ribbon (noun)
    1. a badge in the form of a short strip of red ribbon crossed over itself, worn to show one's support of the fight against, and of people affected by, HIV and AIDS
  • ARDA (noun)
    1. an agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology
  • ARDS (noun)
    1. acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapours, ammonia or chlorine etc.
  • Amos and Andy
    1. two black characters in old US radio and television programmes, who were played by white actors. People now see these programmes as an example of a white RACIST view of black people.
  • Andy Warhol (noun)
    1. 1930-1987 united States artist who was a leader of the Pop Art movement
  • Warhol, Andy
    1. (1926-87) a US artist who had an important influence on modern art and music, especially in the 1960s. He is famous for his pictures in the POP ART style, which were of ordinary objects such as the 'Campbell's Soup Can', or of famous people such as Marilyn MONROE . He also made films such as 'The Chelsea Girls' (1966) and 'Trash' (1970). His films, which usually dealt with sex and drugs, did not try to tell stories and the actors often invented their words as they spoke.
  • addy (noun)
    1. informal address, esp. an email address
  • aide (noun)
    1. someone whose job is to help someone who has an important job, especially a politician
  • aide-de-camp (noun)
    1. a military officer whose job is to help an officer of a higher rank
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