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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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?

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How to say fifteen in sign language?

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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. Thomas Paprocki:

    Reviewing these past cases has also reminded us that many years ago people didn't publicly discuss the kind of salacious allegations documented in these files, a virtuous intent to protect the faithful from scandal unfortunately prevented the transparency and awareness that has helped us confront this problem more directly over the past fifteen years. We are continuing to learn and strive to improve our assistance for those who are victims and survivors of child sexual abuse.

  2. Bernstein Research analyst Trevor Striling:

    Fifteen days in itself is not significant. We really have to see what develops from here. Does the Commission need more extensions? Does the Tribunal end up holding public hearings? Is there an appeal to the Competition Appeal Court? Those are all the things that would be significant.

  3. Edward R. Murrow:

    A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom -- it's gone.

  4. 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.

  5. Andy Warhol:

    In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.

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