Definitions for decadeˈdɛk eɪd; Brit. also dɪˈkeɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decade, decennary, decennium(noun)

    a period of 10 years

  2. ten, 10, X, tenner, decade(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

Wiktionary

  1. decade(Noun)

    A series or group of ten things.

    a decade of soldiers

  2. decade(Noun)

    A period of ten years.

  3. decade(Noun)

    A group of ten days under the French Revolutionary calendar.

  4. decade(Noun)

    A series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary.

  5. decade(Noun)

    The interval between any two quantities having the ratio 10 to 1.

    There are decades between 1.8 and 18, between 25 and 250 and between 0.03 and 0.003.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decade(noun)

    a group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy

Freebase

  1. Decade

    A decade is a period of 10 years. The word is derived from the Ancient Greek dekas which means ten. Other words for spans of years also come from Latin: lustrum, century, millennium.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decade' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2675

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decade' in Nouns Frequency: #756


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