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ˈsɪks tisix·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixty, 60, LXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six

  2. sixty, 60, lx, threescoreadjective

    being ten more than fifty


  1. sixtynumeral

    The cardinal number occurring after fifty-nine and before sixty-one, represented in Roman numerals as LX and in Arabic numerals as 60.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sixtyadjective

    Six times ten.

    Etymology: sixtig , Saxon.

    When the boats were come within sixty yards of the pillar, they found themselves all bound, and could go no farther. Francis Bacon.

    Of which 7 times 9, or the year 63, is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Errours.


  1. sixty

    60 (sixty) (Listen ) is the natural number following 59 and preceding 61. Being three times 20, it is called threescore in older literature (kopa in Slavic, Schock in Germanic).


  1. sixty

    Sixty is a numerical value, an integer that is equivalent to two times thirty, three times twenty, and six times ten. It is often recognized as a significant numerical figure in various systems including the sexagesimal (base 60) and duodecimal systems. It is also notable as the number of minutes in an hour, and seconds in a minute, in the concept of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixtyadjective

    six times ten; fifty-nine and one more; threescore

  2. Sixtynoun

    the sum of six times ten; sixty units or objects

  3. Sixtynoun

    a symbol representing sixty units, as 60, lx., or LX

  4. Etymology: [AS. siextig; akin to G. sechzig, Goth. sahs tigjus. See Six, Ten, and cf. Sixteen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sixty

    siks′ti, adj. and n. six times ten.—adj. and n. Six′tieth, the sixth tenth: the ordinal of sixty. [A.S. sixtig.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sixty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #329

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sixty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sixty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Sixty in a Sentence

  1. Aliko Dangote:

    We have been badly affected like any other company, when you are talking about 20 billion dollars worth of projects, what is 161 million? One-hundred-and-sixty-one million dollars is my six weeks' need.

  2. Frank Mecum:

    Mid-nineties pickup trucks are the ones that make me scratch my head, we’re selling some of these low-mileage pickup trucks for fifty, sixty, seventy grand and they’re just normal pickup trucks.

  3. Mohammed Abdo Al-Qubati:

    Sixty percent of the cases are due to mines, thirty percent from road accidents, and the rest mostly from gun shots.

  4. William Osler:

    Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.

  5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Sixty to seventy thousand people in the camps in north Aleppo are moving towards Turkey. My mind is not now in London, but on our border - how to relocate these new people coming from Syria? three hundred thousand people living in Aleppo are ready to move towards Turkey.

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