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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ninthnoun

    position nine in a countable series of things

    "going into the ninth they were a run ahead"

  2. one-ninth, ninthadjective

    one part in nine equal parts

  3. ninth, 9thadjective

    coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position


  1. ninthnoun

    The person or thing in the ninth position.

  2. ninthnoun

    One of nine equal parts of a whole.

  3. ninthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number nine.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ninthadjective

    That which precedes the tenth; the first after the eighth; the ordinal of nine.

    Etymology: negoða , Saxon.

    Upon a strict observation of many, I have not found any that see the ninth day. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ninthadjective

    following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others

  2. Ninthadjective

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

  3. Ninthnoun

    the quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth

  4. Ninthnoun

    an interval containing an octave and a second

  5. Ninthnoun

    a chord of the dominant seventh with the ninth added

  6. Etymology: [From Nine; cf. AS. nigoa.]


  1. Ninth

    In music, a ninth is a compound interval consisting of an octave plus a second. Like the second, the interval of a ninth is classified as a dissonance in common practice tonality. Since a ninth is an octave larger than a second, its sonority level is considered less dense.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Ninth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3219

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninth in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Ninth in a Sentence

  1. Bryce Harper:

    My team gave me an opportunity in the ninth to put us ahead, i just missed that ball. It’s kind of devastating for me personally.

  2. Joe Manchin:

    Senators have a constitutional obligation to advice (sic) and consent on a nominee to fill this Supreme Court vacancy and, simply put, we have a responsibility to do our jobs as elected officials, i will vote to confirm him to be the ninth justice on the Supreme Court.

  3. Dan McCready:

    Over the past month, it has become abundantly clear that North Carolinians had their voices silenced during the election in North Carolina's Ninth District, mark Harris and Mark Harris allies promised to support a complete investigation into this attack on our democracy. Mark Harris has now broken this promise and is instead doing all Mark Harris can to obstruct this bipartisan investigation into the illegal election activities within Mark Harris own campaign.

  4. De Mistura:

    I see us beginning on March 10 when we will launch the process, some (participants) will arrive on the ninth. Others, because of difficulties with hotel reservations, will arrive on the 11th. Others will arrive on the 14th.

  5. Marco Gonzales:

    To throw at Julio, who’s a kid, over something that happened last night when we were trying to win a ballgame in the ninth inning (and not) put the tying run on base, it’s just classless to come out and change your pitcher before the game. It’s clear. The intention is clear.

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