\ä-ˈhä \

Definition of aha 

(Entry 1 of 2)

used to express surprise, triumph, or derision

AHA

noun
\ˌā-(ˌ)āch-ˈā \

Definition of AHA (Entry 2 of 2)

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Synonyms for aha

Synonyms: Interjection

ah, come on, fie, indeed, no, pshaw, well, what, why

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Examples of aha in a Sentence

Interjection

aha! so the money was never missing in the first place!

Recent Examples on the Web: Interjection

Aha, here's a whole other way to look at this problem.' Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Can the creative minds of artists find solutions to social problems where others have failed?," 23 June 2017

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First Known Use of aha

Interjection

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1991, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aha

Interjection

Middle English

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The first known use of aha was in the 14th century

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English Language Learners Definition of aha

—used when something is suddenly seen, found, or understood

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Kids Definition of aha

used to express discovery or understanding Aha! I knew it was you!

AHA

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\ˌā-(ˌ)āch-ˈā \

Medical Definition of AHA 

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Medical Definition of AHA (Entry 2 of 2)

1 American Heart Association

2 American Hospital Association

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