What does nineteen mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nineteen, 19, XIXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

  2. nineteen, 19, xixadjective

    being one more than eighteen

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Nineteenadjective

    Nine and ten; one less than twenty.

    Etymology: nigontyne , Saxon.

    Nineteen in twenty of perplexing words might be changed into easy ones, such as occur to ordinary men. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nineteenadjective

    nine and ten; eighteen and one more; one less than twenty; as, nineteen months

  2. Nineteennoun

    the number greater than eighteen by a unit; the sum of ten and nine; nineteen units or objects

  3. Nineteennoun

    a symbol for nineteen units, as 19 or xix

  4. Etymology: [AS. nigontne, nigontne. See Nine, and Ten.]


  1. Nineteen

    Nineteen is a 1987 science fiction film directed by Kensho Yamashita from a screenplay by Hiroshi Kashiwabara, and produced by Toho Company, Limited.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nineteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #283

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nineteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nineteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nineteen in a Sentence

  1. James Thurber:

    If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.

  2. Charles Dickens:

    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.

  3. Mountain Home Air Force Base:

    Nineteen AFROTC cadets were at the installation participating in Operation Air Force, an immersive professional development training opportunity to expose cadets to a variety of different mission sets.

  4. Judith Viorst:

    But it's hard to be hip over thirty When everyone else is nineteen, When the last dance we learned was the Lindy, And the last we heard, girls who looked like Barbra Streisand Were trying to do something about it.

  5. Vincent Hill:

    Nineteen percent wash food products with bleach, which could lead to their consumption of bleach that isn't washed off, which can damage the body because bleach is toxic. Eighteen percent used household cleaner on bare skin, which can damage the skin and cause rashes and burns.

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