What does Fifteen mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteen, 15, XVadjective

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

  2. fifteen, 15, xvadjective

    being one more than fourteen

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fifteenadjective

    Five and ten.

    Etymology: fyftyne, Saxon.

    I have dreamed and slept above some fifteen years and more. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteenadjective

    five and ten; one more than fourteen

  2. Fifteennoun

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

  3. Fifteennoun

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

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


  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.]

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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

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  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

Examples of Fifteen in a Sentence

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy:

    You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions.

  2. Sara Wazlavek:

    After fifteen years working in the emergency room of a hospital, I've never seen anything like this before.

  3. David Vitter:

    Fifteen years ago, I failed my family, but found forgiveness and love, i learned that our falls are n’t what define us, but rather how we get up, accept responsibility and earn redemption.

  4. Phil Orlando:

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

  5. Mark Twain:

    We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.

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    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. jejune
    • B. repugnant
    • C. commensal
    • D. motile

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