Definitions for fortyˈfɔr ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
for•tyˈfɔr ti(n.; adj.)(pl.)-ties
(n.)a cardinal number, ten times four.
a symbol for this number, as 40 or XL or XXXX.
a set of this many persons or things.
forties, the numbers from 40 through 49, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
(adj.)amounting to 40 in number.
Origin of forty:
bef. 950; ME fourti, OE fēowertig
forty, 40, XL(adj)
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
forty, 40, xl, twoscore(adj)
being ten more than thirty
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the number 40
About forty people came.
A 40 ounce bottle of beer.
The cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine and before forty-one.
four times ten; thirty-nine and one more
the sum of four tens; forty units or objects
a symbol expressing forty units; as, 40, or xl
Forty: Live Limited Edition is a live album released by Thomas Dolby in 2001. It was recorded at a gathering at his Half Moon Bay, Northern California, home celebrating his fortieth birthday, and at another private performance. It features backing musicians Brian Salter, Leslie Adams, and Caroline Lavelle. All seven songs originally appeared on previous albums: three from The Flat Earth, two from Aliens Ate My Buick, and one each from The Golden Age of Wireless and Astronauts and Heretics.
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Rank popularity for the word 'forty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #278
Translations for forty
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
40 in number.
- 40на бройBulgarian
- quarentaPortuguese (BR)
- σαράντα (στον αριθμό)Greek
- skup od 40 osobaCroatian
- empat puluhIndonesian
- semuanya empat puluhMalay
- จำนวน 40Thai
- 四十個(人或物)的Chinese (Trad.)
- تعداد میں 40Urdu
- bốn mươiVietnamese
- 四十个（人或物）的Chinese (Simp.)
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