Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2Ag3Ag4AG5

ag1

adjective

informal
short for agricultural
‘the objective was to set the stage for cooperation among ag organizations’
short for agricultural
  • ‘A working breakfast is served for the sponsoring ag organizations on the State Fairgrounds.’
  • ‘Additional information about the Young Ag Couples Conference is available from ag organizations.’
  • ‘Our commodity groups, trade associations, councils and ag organizations have many connections and have had many successes in marketing our commodities worldwide.’
  • ‘The letter was signed by 12 ag organizations before the negotiators took off for the trade meeting.’
  • ‘We sent out a direct mailing and are building a list of Ag organizations.’

noun

informal
short for agriculture
  • ‘The Agriculture Career Fair is an annual event attended by students studying ag related majors.’
  • ‘He will be studying Ag at a local college.’
  • ‘I studied Ag at High School over 20 years ago now, and I loved it.’
  • ‘Do you think more people would go into ag if they were taught ag at school?’

Pronunciation

ag

/aɡ/

Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2Ag3Ag4AG5

ag2

Pronunciation /ax/ /ʌx/

exclamation

South African
  • Used to express a range of emotions from irritation or grief to pleasure.

    ‘ag man, there's nothing anyone can do’
    • ‘Ag, I don't know, an expert should step in here.’
    • ‘Ag, I don’t know if I’m just being soppy but whatever the case it’s refreshing to see love stories these days that are able to transcend the mainstream depictions of beautiful falsity.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch ach (see ach).

Pronunciation

ag

/ax/ /ʌx/

Main definitions of Ag in English

: ag1ag2Ag3Ag4AG5

Ag3

  • The chemical element silver.

Origin

From Latin argentum.

Main definitions of Ag in English

: ag1ag2Ag3Ag4AG5

Ag4

abbreviation

Biochemistry
  • Antigen.

Pronunciation

Ag

/aɡ/

Main definitions of AG in English

: ag1ag2Ag3Ag4AG5

AG5

abbreviation

  • 1Adjutant General.

  • 2Aktiengesellschaft, used in the names of German joint-stock companies.

  • 3Attorney General.