What does ninety mean?

Definitions for ninety
ˈnaɪn tinine·ty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ninety.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ninety, 90, XCadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine

  2. ninety, 90, xcadjective

    being ten more than eighty

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ninetyadjective

    Nine times ten.

    Etymology: hundnigontig , Saxon.

    Enos lived ninety years and begat Cainan. Gen. v. 9.

ChatGPT

  1. ninety

    Ninety is the numerical value equivalent to nine times ten, represented in Roman numeral as XC, and falls between eighty-nine and ninety-one. It can also refer to the 90th item in a series. It is considered an even number and can be categorized as a "unitary perfect number".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ninetyadjective

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

  2. Ninetynoun

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

  3. Ninetynoun

    a symbol representing ninety units, as 90 or xc

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

Wikidata

  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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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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. Elizabeth Hagen:

    When you're eating outside the rule is two hours, you really can't leave things sitting out for more than two hours, and if the temperature is above ninety degrees, which it often is at fourth of July,…you can't leave things out for more than one hour. So get them back into the cooler, back into the refrigerator as soon as possible.

  2. John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent:

    Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.

  3. Bruce Campbell:

    Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my boomstick! The twelve-gauge double-barreled Remington. S-Mart's top of the line. You can find this in the sporting goods department. That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that?

  4. Theodore Dreiser, quoting an unnamed newspaper editor:

    Life is a God-damned, stinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety-nine men out of a thousand are bastards.

  5. Lily Tomlin:

    Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working Americans. It is the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.

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