Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2AG3Ag4

ag1

adjective

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

noun

North American
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//æɡ/

Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2AG3Ag4

ag2

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 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.’
    • ‘Ag, I don't know, an expert should step in here.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch ach (see ach).

Pronunciation

Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2AG3Ag4

Ag3

  • The chemical element silver.

Origin

From Latin argentum.

Biochemistry
  • Antigen.

Main definitions of ag in English

: ag1ag2AG3Ag4

AG4

  • 1Adjutant General.

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

  • 3Attorney General.