ab[äb; Heb äv]
Origin of ab-Classical Latin
- a. able-bodied seamanb. able seaman
- airman basic
- Latin Artium Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Arts)
Origin of ab-Latin; see apo- in Indo-European roots.
Origin of ab-From absolute.
Most often used attributively. Substantive use is more common in the plural form abs.
Abbreviation of abdominal muscles.
Abbreviation of abscess.
Abbreviations, see definitions.
- (US) The early stages of; the beginning process; the start.
From the spelling books and the fact that it was the first of the letter combinations.
ab - Investment & Finance Definition
Stands for aktiebolag, which is a Swedish company designation, similar to Inc. Companies with the AB designation can be publicly traded or privately held. The designation also is used in Switzerland.
Variant of Ab