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.


  1. eighty

    Eighty is an even, cardinal number that falls between seventy-nine and eighty-one, represented as '80' in numerical form. It is significant as it also represents four score, a term famously used in the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln. Moreover, 80 is the number of years in a "four score" and is often considered a milestone in age. In Roman numerals, it is represented as LXXX.

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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Bakhtiar Aziz:

    The weapons I see the most are Russian, they were all made in the 1950s, like the machine guns. Eighty-five percent of the weapons are from Russia.

  2. Tim Ryan:

    It's unfair. Eighty-five percent of the people in this country do not have a student loan. They either had one and paid it or they don't have one, and that 85% is gonna pay for the 15% who got a tangible benefit.

  3. Anonymous:

    Even the DEVIL is only eighty percent EVIL, and not one hundred percent.

  4. Jack Dorsey:

    We are a platform that is obviously much larger than any one topic or any one account. Eighty percent of our audience is outside the United States, we are also not dependent upon just news and politics being what drives Twitter.

  5. Morgan Dixon:

    It wasn't because we were walking enthusiasts or because we love to walk. When we started we were just trying to save our own lives, how do we not fall in these pitfalls that our mothers and our aunts and our grandmothers have fallen into ? Eighty percent of us are overweight and carrying that weight is killing us now at disproportionate levels. We can't do it anymore. We can't carry it anymore.

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