What does fifteen mean?

Definitions for fifteen
ˈfɪfˈtinfif·teen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteen, 15, XVadjective

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

  2. fifteen, 15, xvadjective

    being one more than fourteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteenadjective

    five and ten; one more than fourteen

  2. Fifteennoun

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

  3. Fifteennoun

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

  4. 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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British National Corpus

  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

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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. The Hurleys:

    I'm bummed. It should've been more, fifteen years is a lot but I'm dealing with this stuff for the rest of my life.

  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. David Vitter:

    Fifteen years ago, I failed my family, but found forgiveness and love, i learned that our falls are n’t what define us, but rather how we get up, accept responsibility and earn redemption.

  4. David Vitter:

    Fifteen years ago, I failed my family -- but found forgiveness and love. I learned that our falls don't define us, but rather how we get up, accept responsibility and earn redemption, you know me, I'm a fighter.

  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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