What does eighty mean?

Definitions for eighty
ˈeɪ tieighty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighty, 80, LXXX, fourscoreadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight

  2. eighty, 80, lxxx, fourscoreadjective

    being ten more than seventy

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eightyadjective

    Eight times ten; fourscore.

    Etymology: eight and ten.

    Eighty odd years of sorrow have I seen,
    And each hour’s joy wreck’d with a week of teen. William Shakespeare.

    Among all other climactericks three are most remarkable; that is, seven times seven, or fortynine; nine times nine, or eighty one; and seven times nine, or the year sixtythree, which is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iv. c. 12.


  1. eighty

    80 (eighty) is the natural number following 79 and preceding 81.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eightyadjective

    eight times ten; fourscore

  2. Eightynoun

    the sum of eight times ten; eighty units or objects

  3. Eightynoun

    a symbol representing eighty units, or ten eight times repeated, as 80 or lxxx

  4. Etymology: [AS. eahtatig, where the ending -tig is akin to English ten; cf. G. achtzig. See Eight, and Ten.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'eighty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #326

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of eighty in a Sentence

  1. Mark Lamb:

    Eighty-five percent of the people that are in my jail right now are there because of alcohol or drugs. So yeah, it's a big impact in our communities.

  2. Jeremy Boberg:

    Eighty-five to 90 percent of my clients that come in annually have a sexual addiction or compulsion.For the first time in the human race, you can make love to your computer, smartphone, or tablet anytime, anywhere, and the human brain was not designed for this, it’s cocaine on steroids. It’s touch deprivation, so you don’t need to go to your spouse or your significant other for that connection, which is paramount to cultivating relationships.

  3. Henny Youngman:

    My Grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.

  4. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy:

    I was at a middle school not too long ago and every hand went up when I asked them,' do you know somebody who vapes in your school ?' we're talking about young, young people. Eighty percent of those people will tell you they would not have started vaping were it not for flavors.

  5. Tucker Carlson:

    I mean, the truth is, he is as unlikely a candidate, really, as Donald Trump, [Sanders] is without charm. He is elderly. He is running on an economic program that is eighty years old and has proven not to work, and yet he is drawing crowds of people who know for a certainty that he is not going to win—and they’re coming out anyway.

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