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George, 1866–1944, U.S. humorist.


1. a suffix found in nouns denoting an action or process or the person or persons acting, appearing in loanwords from Romance languages (cannonade; fusillade; renegade), and occasionally productive in English (blockade).
2. a noun suffix indicating a drink made of a particular fruit, normally a citrus: lemonade.
[< French < Occitan, Sp, or Upper Italian -ada < Latin -āta, feminine of -ātus -ate1; or < Sp -ado < Latin -ātus -ate1]


a collective suffix like -ad1: decade.
[< French < Greek; see -ad1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ade - a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juiceade - a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
lemonade - sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
limeade - sweetened beverage of lime juice and water
orangeade - sweetened beverage of diluted orange juice
References in classic literature ?
As George Ade has said, "Anything attached to a wall is liable to be a telephone in Paris.
The state police boss, Imohimi Edgal, had, some few weeks ago, declared Ade Lawyer wanted in connection with the attack on the Idumota branch chairman of the NURTW on the 23 January 2018, where his personal assistant.
The agreement follows a separate settlement agreement with the United States on April 22, 2016, that requires ADE to raise its proficiency criteria for identifying ELL students in kindergarten and to offer language services to ELL students incorrectly identified as English proficient in kindergarten.
He received excellent grades, and completed the ADE program.
ADE Shopper 2013 will also witness the launch of the latest consumer technology and gadgets.
Ade said, “Some organizations that have adopted Six Sigma have experienced far lesser amounts of financial success and organizational buy in.
Prior to July 1, 2009, ADE used a three-question Home Language Survey (HLS) that asked:
ADE hold exploration acreage in the Cooper and Maryborough Basins of South Australia and Queensland respectively which are prospective for large gas resources.
Gentle giant Ade took ill on December 27 when his oxygen and blood pressure dropped.
3 Ade and Rik found TV fame with The Comic Strip Presents, The Young Ones and Bottom.
The expanded capabilities of Envox CT ADE 10 ensure that service providers and enterprises can dramatically lower the cost and decrease the effort needed to create cutting-edge voice solutions, such as revenue-generating video, voice and data services, IP-based IVR and contact center solutions, speech-enabled self-service solutions, and unified communications solutions," said Leo Casey, president and CEO of Envox Worldwide.