What does Sixty mean?

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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).

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. Bob Alexander:

    He was on what is known as the Second Schweinfurt Raid where 600 planes were in the raid. Sixty were shot down. He never said anything special about it.

  2. Elizabeth Janeway:

    I have a problem about being nearly sixty I keep waking up in the morning and thinking I'm thirty-one.

  3. J. Paul Getty:

    Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still

  4. Jim Breheny:

    A lot of people are not aware of how much zoos have evolved over the last forty to fifty, sixty — one hundred years, modern zoos in the 21st century not only take care of animals and exhibit them to the public — we work to save species.

  5. Emily Harrington:

    The chimney had the same angle for three hundred and sixty meters. It was almost vertical, so when you fell, you fell hard into the wall. So it's something different [... ] I had to get used to the falling to just keep this out of my mind. Like to not be scared to fall.

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