Definitions for tenthtɛnθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. next after ninth; being the ordinal number for ten.

  2. being one of ten equal parts.

  3. (n.)a tenth part, esp. of one (1/10).

  4. the tenth member of a series.

  5. a musical interval encompassing an octave and a third. a tone at this interval. the harmonic combination of two tones a tenth apart.

    Category: Music and Dance

  6. Also called tenth's′ place`. (in decimal notation) the position of the first digit to the right of the decimal point.

    Category: Math

  7. (adv.)in the tenth place; tenthly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tenth:

bef. 1150; ME tenthe, OE. See ten , -th2, tithe


Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-tenth, tenth, tenth part, ten percent(noun)

    a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts

  2. tenth(adj)

    position ten in a countable series of things

  3. tenth, 10th(adj)

    coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tenth(number)ɛnθ

    in the number 10 position

    We're tenth on the waiting list.

  2. tenthɛnθ

    one of ten equal parts

    Cut the pizza into tenths.


  1. tenth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the tenth position.

  2. tenth(Noun)

    One of ten equal parts of a whole.

  3. tenth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number ten.

  4. Origin: From . Old English had teoþa (origin of Modern English tithe), but the force of analogy to the cardinal number "ten" caused Middle English speakers to recreate the regular ordinal and re-insert the nasal consonant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenth(adj)

    next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others

  2. Tenth(adj)

    constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Tenth(noun)

    the next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others

  4. Tenth(noun)

    the quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided

  5. Tenth(noun)

    the tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe

  6. Tenth(noun)

    the interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third

  7. Tenth(noun)

    a temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject

  8. Tenth(noun)

    the tenth part of the annual profit of every living in the kingdom, formerly paid to the pope, but afterward transferred to the crown. It now forms a part of the fund called Queen Anne's Bounty

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tenth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2804

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


one of ten equal parts.

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