Ad-

Definitions

  • Adding Insult to Injury
    Adding Insult to Injury
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ad- As a prefix ad- assumes the forms ac- af- ag- al- an- ap- ar- as- at-, assimilating the d with the first letter of the word to which ad- is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before dhjmv. Examples: adduce, adhere, adjacent, admit, advent, accord, affect, aggregate, allude, annex, appear, etc. It becomes ac- before qu, as in acquiesce.
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Quotations

  • Adam Smith
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    “What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven, and all else shall be added unto you. [Mathew]”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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    “A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.”
  • Terence
    Terence
    “How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.”
  • Arabian Proverb
    Arabian Proverb
    “Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.”
  • J. B. Priestley
    J. B. Priestley
    “To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own -- this is happiness.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
A Latin preposition, signifying to,. See At

Usage

In literature:

It was that smile which added nothing pleasant to his personality.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
In monte Oliveti oravit ad Patrem: Pater, si fieri potest, transeat a me calix iste.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
It is better to do the slaking at home, furnishing the added weight of 32 per cent in water on the farm.
"Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement" by Alva Agee
To which is added her prophecy and curse.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Stir a few times each day for 4 or 5 days, adding about 1/2 oz.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
Pour in one cup thick, sour milk or buttermilk; stir up quickly, adding as much flour as may be necessary to make stiff enough to handle.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
She has had it for many years," he added musingly, "for I remember playing with it when a small boy.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
The poor girl added, added, deep in her heart, while she said nothing.
"A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly" by Henry James
Then as he saw the inquiring look on the faces around him, he added: 'Autrefois j'etais polichon, aujourd'hui, helas!
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
Danvers, Maple St., ad'l, 3.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
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In poetry:

We was warm,
We was warm,
As pals was ever seen;
We never ’ad a dry word
Till she come between.
"The Black Bordered Letter" by Henry Lawson
We was warm,
We was warm,
As we ’ad always been;
We never ’ad a dry word
Till she come between.
"The Black Bordered Letter" by Henry Lawson
A Weaver sat before his loom,
The shuttle flinging fast,
And to his web a thread of doom
Was added at each cast.
"The Weaver" by Emily Chubbuck Judson
Trust is truer than our fears
Runs the legend through the moss,
Gain is not in added years,
Nor in death is loss
"Andrew Rykman’s Prayer" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Weep not, weep not, my dearest girl,
Your tears my bosom pain,
Remember," fondly added he,
"We part to meet again."
"The Adieu To Eliza" by Nora Pembroke
Gold, of course, is solid too,
But some silver set to stew
Might do, too. Montague!
With a lively wood-pulp ‘ad’.
"Alf’s Twelfth Bit" by Ezra Pound

In news:

Joe Coleman was the lone Gopher in double figures with 21 points while Austin Hollins added 9 points and both Maurice Walker and Rodney Williams added 8 points.
For months, the tax-exempt Crossroads GPS has argued that its anti-Obama ads were merely issue ads and not political ads.
The Weird Case Of Google Competing With Its Own Advertisers Google is testing a set of comparison ads that would place its own experimental hotel listings service, Hotel Finder , above ads that other companies have paid for.
Presidential Campaign Ads Target Seniors In Fla. Tampa Home To The RNC And The Most Political Ads.
Presidential Campaign Ads Target Seniors In Fla. Obama Ad Buys Ensure 'No Escape' For Tampa During GOP Convention.
Presidential Campaign Ads Target Seniors In Fla. Should TV Stations Refuse To Air Political Ads That Make False Claims.
Ryan Arcidiacono added 12 points, and Mouphtaou Yarou and JayVaughn Pinkston added 10 points apiece for the Wildcats (5-4).
MTA may discuss ad regulations after 'racist' ad furor , activist's arrest.
A new TV ad by Republican US Senate nominee Linda McMahon gleefully points out a gaffe in her opponent's latest ad that confused a diesel submarine of the Royal Norwegian Navy with a Groton-built sub.
The ad, which was produced by the Campaign Group and began running last night, features footage of then President George W Bush praising Specter as "the right man for the United States Senate" and adding: "I can count on this man".
Money was raised for series of ads mocking other ads.
The gambling industry here added 600 jobs during May, breaking a nine-month string of monthly declines due to the recession and added competition from Pennsylvania's slot parlors, according to a report in The Press of Atlantic City.
You can submit your ad copy here, and we will get back to you by phone to verify your ad and complete payment.
Kraft, the owner of Nabisco, which produces Oreos , said the company did not make the ad and the ad never ran in any country.
Less than a year after being named head of digital and cable ad sales at NBCUniversal, Linda Yaccarino has been elevated to supervise all of the company's ad sales and marketing efforts, including those of its flagship broadcast network.
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In science:

But [ad(s), D] ⊂ ad(L) for any D ∈ Der(L), hence [ad(s), D] = 0 if D ∈ V .
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
By rescaling we can make c = 1 and, using an inner automorphism of the Lie algebra V , T can be brought further, in all S (1, N )′ cases, to the form ad(∂0 ) − E (if N is even) or ad(∂0 ) − aH , a ∈ C.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
The Bach current J α BACH = B αβ ξβ for metric g V ad will be labelled J α V ad .
A Conserved Bach Current
The free parameter 0.08 in the birth probability was introduced originally to avoid a wrong divergence if ad = am in the birth probability 1/(ad − am ).
Social Effects in Simple Computer Model of Ageing
At each iteration, every female with age a between am and ad randomly chooses a male, also with age between am and ad , to mate.
Applications and Sexual Version of a Simple Model for Biological Ageing
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