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ˈfɔr ti ɪθfor·ti·eth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortiethadjective

    position 40 in a countable series of things

  2. fortieth, 40thadjective

    the ordinal number of forty in counting order


  1. fortiethnoun

    The person or thing in the fortieth position.

  2. fortiethnoun

    One of forty equal parts of a whole.

  3. fortiethadjective

    The ordinal form of the number forty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fortiethadjective

    following the thirty-ninth, or preceded by thirty-nine units, things, or parts

    Etymology: [AS. fewertigoa. See Forty.]

  2. Fortiethadjective

    constituting one of forty equal parts into which anything is divided

    Etymology: [AS. fewertigoa. See Forty.]

  3. Fortiethnoun

    one of forty equal parts into which one whole is divided; the quotient of a unit divided by forty; one next in order after the thirty-ninth

    Etymology: [AS. fewertigoa. See Forty.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fortieth

    See Forty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortieth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fortieth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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