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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fifteenadjective

    Five and ten.

    Etymology: fyftyne, Saxon.

    I have dreamed and slept above some fifteen years and more. William Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew.

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. Rupert Sheldrake:

    Over the course of fifteen years of research on plant development, I came to the conclusion that for understanding the development of plants, their morphogenesis, genes and gene products are not enough.

  2. Sander Hofman:

    Fifteen out of my 73 (okapis) are in the UK. You can imagine that if I need to remove these 15, it would be a big blow for my population but it would be even worse for the UK colleagues.

  3. Gerald Bourke:

    Young people want to be involved and millennials are a demographic that WFP hasn't really engaged with in the past. But clearly their support is key if we are to reach our goal of achieving zero hunger in fifteen years.

  4. Michael Shellenberger:

    Fifteen years ago, Europe produced more natural gas than Russia, today, Russia exports three times more natural gas to Europe than Europe produces.

  5. 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.

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