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

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

  2. Fifteennoun

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

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

  3. Fifteennoun

    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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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

How to pronounce fifteen?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Andy Warhol:

    In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.

  2. Mossack Fonseca:

    Fifteen years ago, due diligence didn't exist and they are judging us by other standards.

  3. 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.

  4. Billy Graham:

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

  5. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Old age is fifteen years older than I am.

Images & Illustrations of fifteen

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