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ad
Up to; so as to make; used in medicine.
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ad
@, at, or to.

Used to express the cost of individual items.

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ad (s) (noun), ads (pl
Short for advertisement: Mr. Black placed an ad in the paper to sell his car.
ad, add
ad (AD) (noun)
Short for advertisement: Jim's employer placed an ad in the paper for additional workers.
add (AD) (verb)
1. To find the sum of numbers or quantities: Shane and Clara tried to add the total number of people who were at the party.
2. To go on to say or to write more: Helen said goodbye and wanted to add that she had a pleasant visit with Darren and Yvonne.
3. To join one thing to another so as to increase the number, quantity, or the importance of something: Lynn decided to add a new wing to her house.

Francisco and Thelma placed an ad in the paper because they wanted to add a pool to their yard; however, after they decided to add all of the expenses, they found it much more feasible to invest in a wading pool instead.

Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “ad
For this purpose only; for this thing, only for a particular reason or occasion; temporary. (1)
Against a person; appealing to personal prejudices or emotions rather than to reasonable statements. (1)
ad inf., ad infinitum
to infinity (endless)
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Endlessly; without limit; indefinitely into the future. (1)
ad init., ad initium
at the beginning
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ad int., ad interim
in the meantime
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Temporarily or in the meantime; for an interval. (1)
ad lib., ad libitum
at will

Literally meaning is "at pleasure". This expression is popularly used as a noun phrase or modifier in English in the form "ad lib" to express absence of planning; for example, "His worst jokes were carefully planned ad libs."

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ad loc., ad locum
at the place
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Referring to a degree of disgust or revulsion; something that goes on and on and seems to never stop. (3)
Ad perpetuam rei memoriam.
For the perpetual remembrance of the thing.
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ad-lib (verb), ad-libs; ad-libbed; ad-libbing
To improvise all or part of a speech or another kind of performance; that is, to spontaneously say something without prior preparation: Many in the audience noticed that the mistress of ceremonies was ad-libbing her speech at the awards ceremony.
To  improvise words, gestures, etc. that are not in a script.
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To spontaneously say something without prior preparation. (1)