What does decade mean?

Definitions for decade
ˈdɛk eɪd; Brit. also dɪˈkeɪddecade

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word decade.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decade, decennary, decennium(noun)

    a period of 10 years

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. decade(Noun)

    A series or group of ten things.

    a decade of soldiers

  2. decade(Noun)

    A period of ten years.

  3. decade(Noun)

    A group of ten days under the French Revolutionary calendar.

  4. decade(Noun)

    A series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary.

  5. decade(Noun)

    The interval between any two quantities having the ratio 10 to 1.

    There are decades between 1.8 and 18, between 25 and 250 and between 0.03 and 0.003.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decade(noun)

    a group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy

  2. Origin: [F. dcade, L. decas, -adis, fr. Gr. , fr. de`ka ten. See Ten.]

Freebase

  1. Decade

    A decade is a period of 10 years. The word is derived from the Ancient Greek dekas which means ten. Other words for spans of years also come from Latin: lustrum, century, millennium.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Decade

    dek′ād, Decad, dek′ad, n. a group of ten, esp. a series of ten years.—adj. Dec′adal. [Fr. décade—Gr. dekasdeka, ten.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decade' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2675

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decade' in Nouns Frequency: #756

How to pronounce decade?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say decade in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decade in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of decade in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    In this decade we will.

  2. Jim Rebello:

    It ultimately might take a decade or two.

  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    It is fun to be in the same decade with you.

  4. Mehmet Gerz:

    Turkish stocks are at the cheapest level in a decade.

  5. Halle Berry:

    We have to stop wanting to look like that decade before.

Images & Illustrations of decade

  1. decadedecadedecadedecadedecade

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