What does Fifty mean?

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ˈfɪf tififty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifty, 50, Lnoun

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

  2. fifty dollar bill, fiftyadjective

    a United States bill worth 50 dollars

  3. fifty, 50, ladjective

    being ten more than forty


  1. fiftynoun

    A fifty-dollar bill.

    Do you want small bills or are fifties OK?

  2. fiftynoun

    A fifty-pound note.

  3. fiftynumeral

    The cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fiftyadjective

    Five tens.

    Etymology: fiftig, Saxon.

    A wither’d hermit, five score Winters worn,
    Might shake off fifty looking in her eye. William Shakespeare.

    Judas ordained captains over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens. 1 Mac. iii. 55.

    The breadth of the ark shall be fifty cubits. Gen. vi. 15.

    In the Hebrew there is a particle consisting but of one letter, of which there are reckoned up above fifty several significations. John Locke.


  1. fifty

    50 (fifty) is the natural number following 49 and preceding 51.


  1. fifty

    Fifty is a cardinal number that equals ten times five, represented in Roman figures as L, or in Arabic numerals as 50. It is also used to signify the years of a particular century, for example, the 1950s era is often referred to as "the fifties".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiftyadjective

    five times ten; as, fifty men

  2. Fiftynoun

    the sum of five tens; fifty units or objects

  3. Fiftynoun

    a symbol representing fifty units, as 50, or l

  4. Etymology: [AS. fftig; akin to OHG. finfzug, fimfzuc, G. fnfzig, funfzig, Goth. fimftigjus. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifteen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifty

    fif′ti, adj. and n. five tens or five times ten.—adj. Fif′tieth, the ordinal of fifty.—n. a fiftieth part. [A.S. fíftigfíf, five, tig, ten.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fifty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3018

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fifty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #222

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fifty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fifty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Fifty in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    We've done well, and I guess the market thinks we've done well, because we hit the biggest stock market increase without one day — we're talking four days instead of five — that we've had in 50 years, fifty years. Think of that. More than 50 years, actually.

  2. Tony Perkins:

    The whole focus is going to be on life, understanding the significance of this moment, praying for the nation, praying for the court that America would get it right after nearly fifty years.

  3. George Rash Adams play:

    When you got some extra money where it's almost like burning a hole in your pocket, you get fifty grand worth of [ options ], you're like,' f *** it,' I'll buy a thousand shares of this.


    In 1971, when the world economic forum was established, my grandfather was poor. Fifty years later, my grandfather is still poor

  5. The President:

    It's important to recognize as painful as these incidents are, we can't equate what is happening now to what happened fifty years ago, if you talk to your parents, grandparents, uncles, they'll tell you that things are better -- not good, in some cases, but better.

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