What does ninety mean?

Definitions for ninety
ˈnaɪn tinine·ty

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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.

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.]

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

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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. 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.

  2. Thomas Edison:

    Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.

  3. 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.

  4. Benito Mussolini:

    Race! It is a feeling, not a reality: ninety-five percent, at least, is a feeling. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today. Amusingly enough, not one of those who have proclaimed the "nobility" of the Teutonic race was himself a Teuton. Gobineau was a Frenchman, Chamberlain, an Englishman; Woltmann, a Jew; Lapouge, another Frenchman.

  5. Austin Beutner:

    I was asked yesterday by someone why I didn't just join teachers on the picket line, close our schools, and go to Sacramento( to) fight for more funding. Ninety percent of our funding comes from Sacramento, after all. ... It's a fair question, then I thought for a moment about Virgil Middle School and Telfair Elementary School.

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