What does fifteen mean?

Definitions for fifteen
ˈfɪfˈtinfif·teen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteen, 15, XV(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

  2. fifteen, 15, xv(adj)

    being one more than fourteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteen(adj)

    five and ten; one more than fourteen

    Etymology: [OE. fiftene, AS. fftne, fftne. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifty.]

  2. Fifteen(noun)

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

    Etymology: [OE. fiftene, AS. fftne, fftne. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifty.]

  3. Fifteen(noun)

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

    Etymology: [OE. fiftene, AS. fftne, fftne. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifty.]

Freebase

  1. Fifteen

    Fifteen was a punk rock band formed by Jeff Ott. Ott was the group's main songwriter and only consistent member. According to Ott, the band had a total of fifteen members by the time it finally disbanded in 2000: Jack Curran, Mikey Mischief, Mark Moreno, Jean Repetto, Lucky Dog, Chris Flanagan, John Ogle, Jesse Wickman, Joe Cable, John Quintos, Scott Pierce, Jim Prior, Lisa D., Vanessa Bain and himself.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifteen

    fif′tēn, adj. and n. five and ten.—adj. Fif′teenth, the fifth after the tenth: being one of fifteen equal parts.—n. a fifteenth part.—The Fifteen, the Jacobite rising of 1715. [A.S. fíftynefíf, five, týn, ten.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3009

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #445

How to pronounce fifteen?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fifteen in a Sentence

  1. Billy Graham:

    It’s going to be a tremendous world in the next ten to fifteen years.

  2. Freeport CEO Adkerson:

    Fifteen years ago, U.S. mining was thought to be a dead industry, but now it's a profitable area for us.

  3. Cirilito Sobejana:

    Fifteen were confirmed killed, 10 were injured and two others were captured, we were able to destroy their main IED factory in southern Liguasan, and this is a big loss to them.

  4. Gavin Munro:

    It takes between five and eight years to grow a chair. Small lamps; between two and three years. And the dining tables; ten to fifteen. It's a long-burner. But it's something similar to setting up a vineyard, it takes a few years to get going but we'll have a crop every year.

  5. Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia:

    My beloved Anastasia was fifteen when I saw her for the last time in the summer of 1916. She would have been twenty-four in 1925. I thought Mrs. Anderson looked much older than that. Of course, one had to make allowances for a very long illness ... All the same, my niece's features could not possibly have altered out of all recognition. The nose, the mouth, the eyes were all different. ... As soon as I sat down by that bed in the Mommsen Nursing Home, I knew I was looking at a stranger. … I had left Denmark with something of a hope in my heart. I left Berlin with all hope extinguished.

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