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
    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. Mike Huckabee:

    Ninety-three million Americans don't have jobs, and many of them who do have seen their full-time job with benefits they once had become two part-time jobs with no benefits at all.

  2. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    One hundred and ninety Republicans voted for it in the House. How can Republicans over here say that's not good enough?

  3. Gordon Ramsay:

    Ninety percent of the battle in any kitchen is great communication and great prep, if the prep is done and the communication is done right, then trust me, you’re almost there.

  4. Albert Einstein, Sc:

    I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

  5. Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931:

    If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.

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