What does ninety mean?

Definitions for ninety
ˈnaɪn tinine·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ninety, 90, XC(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine

  2. ninety, 90, xc(adj)

    being ten more than eighty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ninety(adj)

    nine times ten; eighty-nine and one more; as, ninety men

    Etymology: [See Nine, and cf. Forty.]

  2. Ninety(noun)

    the sum of nine times ten; the number greater by a unit than eighty-nine; ninety units or objects

    Etymology: [See Nine, and cf. Forty.]

  3. Ninety(noun)

    a symbol representing ninety units, as 90 or xc

    Etymology: [See Nine, and cf. Forty.]

Freebase

  1. Ninety

    Ninety is the second full-length album and first on ZTT Records by British house music pioneers 808 State, released in 1989 and featuring the UK Top 40 single "Pacific State" which reached #10 in November 1989. It was released in the US as Utd. State 90, without "The Fat Shadow," but with other bonus tracks. Slant Magazine listed the album at #54 on its list of the "Best Albums of the 1980s" saying "A thrilling expansion of the possibilities for acid house and arguably the best LP ever produced in the style".

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    Rank popularity for the word 'ninety' in Written Corpus Frequency: #300

How to pronounce ninety?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say ninety in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ninety in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ninety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of ninety in a Sentence

  1. Lawrence Peter Berra:

    Ninety-nine percent of this game is half mental.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    What seems ninety nine percent impossible through the prism of your mind, seems absolutely possible through your soul's eyes. Minds have learnt to doubt even your own ability while our souls know simply how to trust. Dissolve your mind if you must, open up to all possibilities through your soul's eyes, MickeyMize.

  3. Thomas Edison:

    Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.

  4. Eric Garcetti:

    Ninety-five percent of my work is being mayor, but that 5 % that nags at all of us — of what's going wrong in this country — I think is best thought out not in your own head, but by getting out there, being out there, and listening to Americans.

  5. Nikos Kazantzakis:

    Maybe you're right, boss. It all depends on the way you look at it. Look, one day I had gone to a little village. An old grandfather of ninety was busy planting an almond tree. 'What, grandad' I exclaimed. 'Planting an almond tree' and he, bent as he was, turned round and said, 'My son, I carry on as if I should never die.' I replied, 'And I carry on as if I was going to die any minute.' Which of us was right, boss

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