What does fifty mean?

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ˈfɪf tififty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifty, 50, Lnoun

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five

  2. fifty dollar bill, fiftyadjective

    a United States bill worth 50 dollars

  3. fifty, 50, ladjective

    being ten more than forty


  1. fiftynoun

    A fifty-dollar bill.

    Do you want small bills or are fifties OK?

  2. fiftynoun

    A fifty-pound note.

  3. fiftynumeral

    The cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fiftyadjective

    Five tens.

    Etymology: fiftig, Saxon.

    A wither’d hermit, five score Winters worn,
    Might shake off fifty looking in her eye. William Shakespeare.

    Judas ordained captains over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens. 1 Mac. iii. 55.

    The breadth of the ark shall be fifty cubits. Gen. vi. 15.

    In the Hebrew there is a particle consisting but of one letter, of which there are reckoned up above fifty several significations. John Locke.


  1. fifty

    50 (fifty) is the natural number following 49 and preceding 51.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiftyadjective

    five times ten; as, fifty men

  2. Fiftynoun

    the sum of five tens; fifty units or objects

  3. Fiftynoun

    a symbol representing fifty units, as 50, or l

  4. Etymology: [AS. fftig; akin to OHG. finfzug, fimfzuc, G. fnfzig, funfzig, Goth. fimftigjus. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifteen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifty

    fif′ti, adj. and n. five tens or five times ten.—adj. Fif′tieth, the ordinal of fifty.—n. a fiftieth part. [A.S. fíftigfíf, five, tig, ten.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3018

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #222

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fifty in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    The dots are not connected because a lot of it is done by phone, fifty percent of the people because you're coming from an authority, don't even want to talk to you.

  2. Marc Friedland:

    Fifty years from now, hopefully a winner who looks back at their envelope will recapture that moment in time when everybody was watching, and they announced in that millisecond who the Oscar winner was, it really becomes a keepsake that will last a lifetime.

  3. Gore Vidal:

    For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex.

  4. Roxanne Sukol:

    Fifty percent of Americans have either diabetes or prediabetes by age 65 now.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only 100 % Americanism, only for those who are Americans and nothing else.

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