What does decade mean?

Definitions for decade
ˈdɛk eɪd; Brit. also dɪˈkeɪddecade

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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

    Etymology: [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?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Andy Berry:

    Beyond Burger have meatless products on the market that could be difficult for people to distinguish from actual meat. However, Americans are eating more meat than they have in more than a decade. The average American meat-eater is set to devour nearly 221.5 pounds of meat this year alone, according to the USDA. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Bill Pigott, a Republican Mississippi state representative and a member of the Cattlemens Association, said Bill Pigott aim in writing Mississippis version of the law was to make sure it was clear consumers knew what theyre buying. This was asked for by the cattle producers in Mississippi to clarify labeling laws, Bill Pigott said. [ Its ] not to stop any sale of any products, just allowing the consumer to know what theyre actually consuming. Bill Pigott said there was nothing wrong with Bill Pigott sponsoring the law -- though Bill Pigott is still a member of the Mississippi Cattlemens Association, Bill Pigott has retired from cattle production and would not personally benefit from the law.In a search of public records, Fox could not find any lobbying efforts or financial ties between Bill Pigott and Cattlemens Association. The Institute for Justice said consumers are savvy enough to understand what The Institute for Justice clients labels clearly state. Customers understand that 100percent vegan, means 100 percent vegan, attorney Justin Pearson said. The Institute for Justice not the governments job to sway consumers one way or the other. Customers get to decide what food they want to eat. Uptons Naturals said Uptons Naturals wasnt clear how much Uptons Naturals would cost the company to re-package Uptons Naturals products if the meat labeling prohibition is upheld in Mississippi. Uptons Naturals would have to consider Uptons Naturals options. Cattlemens Association said the right to choose would still be alive and well for consumers, but appropriate labels would make things much clearer. Cattlemens Association doesnt ban anybody from selling anything theyre selling now.

  2. Kurt Van Speybroeck:

    They haven't seen flooding like this for probably a good decade, probably more like 25 years, even longer, on some of these rivers.

  3. Bruce Riedel:

    It's a big blow to IS, he has been an important figure going back to a decade ago during Abu Musaib Zarqawi's era in creating what became ISIS.

  4. Edward Glossop:

    The main issue is the accumulated interest over the past decade has been so large. With Argentina's FX reserves stabilising, there is perhaps less urgency for the government to agree to a deal with the holdouts.

  5. Newt Gingrich:

    I think Donald Trump does not want to make a decision until the convention, i think that he is a very decisive person and in case of a few of us—I’m an example. There’s not much vetting to do. I mean, you guys have been all over me for a decade.

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