What does fifty mean?

Definitions for fifty
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.


  1. fifty

    Fifty is a cardinal number that equals ten times five, represented in Roman figures as L, or in Arabic numerals as 50. It is also used to signify the years of a particular century, for example, the 1950s era is often referred to as "the fifties".

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. Brian McDermott:

    All while the storm is raging, the winds are raging, and we're handling a third alarm fire. An ambulance trapped with people. A hundred fifty people calling for help, and we're only 8.4 square miles -- that's a lot going on.

  2. Jim Breheny:

    A lot of people are not aware of how much zoos have evolved over the last forty to fifty, sixty — one hundred years, modern zoos in the 21st century not only take care of animals and exhibit them to the public — we work to save species.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    We only have so many opportunities to hear from the fifty million candidates who are apparently running for President. And we get the Fox moderators asking questions that the New York Times applauds? please. Let's don't use the Democratic 'war on women' talking points when we have ISIS to worry about.

  4. The President:

    I am not going to talk about this anymore ! oil is at fifty dollars a barrel. Do you know how stupid it would be to pick this fight ? Oil would go up to one hundred fifty dollars a barrel. Jesus. How( f **** ing) stupid would I be ?

  5. Ilpo Huhtaniemi:

    Fifty per cent of men after a vasectomy reversal remain infertile.

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