1. [1920s+] (US) to survive, esp. to survive intensive police interrogation.
2. [1920s+] (US) to manipulate someone, esp. through flattery or deception.
3. [1940s+] (US) to move or drive fast.
4. [1950s] (US) to lead.
5. [1950s+] (orig. US campus, also ace it, ace out) to do well, to succeed, e.g. in an examination.
6. [1950s+] to outwit.
7. [1960s+] to kill.
1. [1920s–30s] (US tramp) to curry favour successfully.
2. [1930s–70s] (US Und., also make an ace-in) to interfere, to become involved with.
3. to trick into.
[1980s] (Aus.) to stop doing something, usu. as imper.
1. [1950s+] to defeat, to take something away.
2. see sense 5 above.