Definitions for ninenaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ninenaɪn(n.)

  1. a cardinal number, eight plus one.

  2. a symbol for this number, as 9 or IX.

  3. a set of this many persons or things.

  4. a baseball team.

    Category: Sport

  5. the Nine, the Muses.

    Category: Mythology

  6. (adj.)amounting to nine in number.

Idioms for nine:

  1. dressed to the nines,dressed splendidly, esp. in formal clothing.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of nine:

bef. 900; ME; OE nigan, c. OFris, D negen; akin to OHG niun (G neun), ON nīu, L novem, Gk ennéa, Skt náva

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

  2. baseball club, ball club, club, nine(noun)

    a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together

    "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"

  3. nine-spot, nine(adj)

    one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face

  4. nine, 9, ix(adj)

    denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. nine(number)ɪn

    the number 9

Wiktionary

  1. nine(Noun)

    The digit or figure 9.

  2. nine(Noun)

    A playing card with nine pips.

  3. nine(Noun)

    A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.

  4. nine(Noun)

    A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).

    They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines.

  5. Origin: From nine, from nigon, from newun, from h₁néwn̥.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nine(adj)

    eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles

  2. Nine(noun)

    the number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects

  3. Nine(noun)

    a symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix

Freebase

  1. Nine

    Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. The story is based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film 8½. It focuses on film director Guido Contini, who is dreading his imminent 40th birthday and facing a midlife crisis, which is blocking his creative impulses and entangling him in a web of romantic difficulties in early-1960s Venice. The original Broadway production opened in 1982 and ran for 729 performances, starring Raul Julia. The musical won five Tony Awards, including best musical, and has enjoyed a number of revivals.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'nine' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1257

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nine' in Written Corpus Frequency: #205


Translations for nine

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

nine(adjective)

9 in number.

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