Definitions for eightyˈeɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eight•y*ˈeɪ ti(n.; adj.)(pl.)

  1. (n.)a cardinal number, ten times eight.

  2. a symbol for this number, as 80 or LXXX.

  3. a set of this many persons or things.

  4. eighties, the numbers from 80 through 89, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.

  5. (adj.)amounting to 80 in number.

* eight•ies,.

Origin of eighty:

bef. 850; ME eighteti, OE eahtatig. See eight , -ty1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighty, 80, LXXX, fourscore(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight

  2. eighty, 80, lxxx, fourscore(adj)

    being ten more than seventy

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. eightyˈeɪ ti

    the number 80

    an 80th birthday party

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eighty(adj)

    eight times ten; fourscore

  2. Eighty(noun)

    the sum of eight times ten; eighty units or objects

  3. Eighty(noun)

    a symbol representing eighty units, or ten eight times repeated, as 80 or lxxx

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    Rank popularity for the word 'eighty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #326


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eighty(adjective)

80 in number.

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