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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-tenth, tenth, tenth part, ten percent(noun)

    a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts

  2. tenth(adj)

    position ten in a countable series of things

  3. tenth, 10th(adj)

    coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position


  1. tenth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the tenth position.

  2. tenth(Noun)

    One of ten equal parts of a whole.

  3. tenth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number ten.

  4. Origin: From . Old English had teoþa (origin of Modern English tithe), but the force of analogy to the cardinal number "ten" caused Middle English speakers to recreate the regular ordinal and re-insert the nasal consonant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenth(adj)

    next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others

  2. Tenth(adj)

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

  3. Tenth(noun)

    the next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others

  4. Tenth(noun)

    the quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided

  5. Tenth(noun)

    the tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe

  6. Tenth(noun)

    the interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third

  7. Tenth(noun)

    a temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject

  8. Tenth(noun)

    the tenth part of the annual profit of every living in the kingdom, formerly paid to the pope, but afterward transferred to the crown. It now forms a part of the fund called Queen Anne's Bounty

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tenth

    tenth, adj. the last of ten: next in order after the ninth.—n. one of ten equal parts.—adv. Tenth′ly, in the tenth place.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tenth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2804

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Tenth in a Sentence

  1. Sher Singh:

    I hope to cut at least a tenth of input cost with the help of the 'satellite god'.

  2. Refugees Antonio Guterres:

    We consider that one tenth of the Syrian refugees in the region should be resettled.

  3. Horace Walpole:

    Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.

  4. Will Rogers:

    Politics is not worrying this country one-tenth as much as where to find a parking space.

  5. Energy Daniel Nocera:

    The (land) footprint these solar panels need is about one tenth the size of what you would need for sugar cane.

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