What does fifteen mean?

Definitions for fifteenˈfɪfˈtin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteen, 15, XV(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

  2. fifteen, 15, xv(adj)

    being one more than fourteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteen(adj)

    five and ten; one more than fourteen

  2. Fifteen(noun)

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

  3. Fifteen(noun)

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

  4. Origin: [OE. fiftene, AS. fftne, fftne. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifty.]

Freebase

  1. Fifteen

    Fifteen was a punk rock band formed by Jeff Ott. Ott was the group's main songwriter and only consistent member. According to Ott, the band had a total of fifteen members by the time it finally disbanded in 2000: Jack Curran, Mikey Mischief, Mark Moreno, Jean Repetto, Lucky Dog, Chris Flanagan, John Ogle, Jesse Wickman, Joe Cable, John Quintos, Scott Pierce, Jim Prior, Lisa D., Vanessa Bain and himself.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifteen

    fif′tēn, adj. and n. five and ten.—adj. Fif′teenth, the fifth after the tenth: being one of fifteen equal parts.—n. a fifteenth part.—The Fifteen, the Jacobite rising of 1715. [A.S. fíftynefíf, five, týn, ten.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3009

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #445

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Phil Orlando:

    It's taken fifteen years for the Nasdaq to grow into something rational.

  2. Fabrice:

    For fifteen thousand dollars, the psychiatrist has relieved me of what I had: fifteen thousand dollars...

  3. Philip Roth:

    A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!

  4. Robert Benchley:

    It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.

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