What does TEN mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ten, 10, X, tenner, decade(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

  2. ten-spot, ten(adj)

    one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face

  3. ten, 10, x(adj)

    being one more than nine


  1. ten(Noun)

    The number following nine.

  2. ten(Noun)

    (Cards) The card between the nine and jack in a given suit.

  3. ten(Noun)

    A monetary denomination worth ten units.

  4. ten(Noun)

    A superb specimen.

  5. ten(Noun)

    A beautiful woman.

  6. Origin: From ten, tene, from tien, from tehun, from déḱm̥t. Cognate with ten, tene, tsien, tjoon, tiin, Dutch tien, German zehn, Swedish tio; and with Sanskrit दश, Ancient Greek δέκα, Latin decem, Irish deich, Serbo-Croatian deset. See also teen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ten(adj)

    one more than nine; twice five

  2. Ten(noun)

    the number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects

  3. Ten(noun)

    a symbol representing ten units, as 10, x, or X


  1. Ten

    Ten is the debut studio album by the American rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1991 through Epic Records. Following the disbanding of bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard's previous group Mother Love Bone, the two recruited vocalist Eddie Vedder, guitarist Mike McCready, and drummer Dave Krusen to form Pearl Jam in 1990. Most of the songs began as instrumental jams, to which Vedder added lyrics about topics such as depression, homelessness, and abuse. Ten was not an immediate success, but by late 1992 it had reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart. The album produced three hit singles: "Alive", "Even Flow", and "Jeremy". While Pearl Jam was accused of jumping on the grunge bandwagon at the time, Ten was instrumental in popularizing alternative rock in the mainstream. In February 2013, the album was certified diamond by the RIAA in the United States, crossing the 10 million mark in sales. It remains Pearl Jam's most commercially successful album.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ten

    ten, adj. twice five.—n. a figure denoting ten units, as 10 or x.: a playing-card with ten spots: ten o'clock in the morning or evening.—n. Up′per-ten (see under Upper). [A.S. tén, tíen; Ger. zehn, W. deg, L. decem, Gr. deka, Sans. daçan.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TEN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #657

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TEN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #191

Anagrams for TEN »

  1. ent , ENT

  2. net, Net, .NET

  3. .NET

  4. ENT


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jimmy Trips:

    Ten inches of raw uncut power.

  2. Joseph Nouma:

    They also burned down ten houses.

  3. Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Ten years ago things were not good.

  4. Yoruba Proverb:

    What you give you get, ten times over.

  5. Robert Collyer:

    A man's best friends are his ten fingers.

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