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-ad meaning

  • 1 /-ad/ (biology)
      combining form
      Denoting towards, as in caudad (towards the tail) or cephalad (towards the head)
      ORIGIN: L ad to or towards
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    -ad2 /-ad/
      suffix
    1. Used in (1) names for nymphs, etc (naiad, dryad or hamadryad)
    2. (2) titles of epic poems, etc (Iliad or Dunciad)
    3. (3) words for numerical groups (triad, decad(e), myriad or Olympiad)
      ORIGIN: Gr -as, -ados
  • ad:    Noun: ad &nbs ...
  • ad.:     /ad/ (tennis, N A ...
  • ad agency:    Noun: ad agencyAn ...

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