What does seventy mean?

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ˈsɛv ən tisev·en·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seventy, 70, LXXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven

  2. seventy, 70, lxxadjective

    being ten more than sixty

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seventyadjective

    Seven times ten.

    Etymology: handseofontig , Saxon.

    Worthy Marcius,
    Had we no quarrel else to Rome, but that
    Thou art thence banish’d, we would master all,
    From twelve to seventy. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    We call not that death immature, if a man lives till seventy. Taylor.

    The weight of seventy winters prest him down,
    He bent beneath the burthen of a crown. Dryd.

    In the Hebrew, there is a particle consisting but of one single letter, of which there are reckoned up seventy several significations. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seventyadjective

    seven times ten; one more than sixty-nine

  2. Seventynoun

    the sum of seven times ten; seventy units or objects

  3. Seventynoun

    a symbol representing seventy units, as 70, or lxx

  4. Etymology: [AS. hund-seofontig. See Seven, and Ten, and cf. Seventeen, Sixty.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seventy

    sev′n-ti, adj. and n. seven times ten.—adj. Sev′entieth, last of seventy: the ordinal of 70.—n. a seventieth part.—The Seventy, the Jewish sanhedrim: the disciples sent out in Luke x.: the authors of the Septuagint—often LXX. [A.S. seofontigseofon, seven; Dut. zeventig, Ger. siebenzig.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seventy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #454

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seventy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seventy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of seventy in a Sentence

  1. Egor Sobolev:

    The only thing that has changed is how voters think, seventy percent of Ukrainians now believe Russia is a strategic enemy and not a friend as most people thought five years ago.

  2. Hfiz:

    Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    Many men die at twenty-five and aren't buried until they are seventy-five.

  4. Muriel Spark:

    Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.

  5. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    It's too easy to get into Europe, it is often said that we must be open to Syrian refugees. But these are only 30 percent of the inflow. Seventy percent are (economic) migrants. Also for this reason we need more effective controls.

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