What does seventy mean?

Definitions for seventy
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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seventyadjective

    seven times ten; one more than sixty-nine

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

  2. Seventynoun

    the sum of seven times ten; seventy units or objects

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

  3. Seventynoun

    a symbol representing seventy units, as 70, or lxx

    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.]

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

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Ko Nakata:

    Seventy-two hours is just too short. Please wait just a bit longer, and do not try to take action immediately, if there is room to talk, I'm ready to go and negotiate.

  2. Chief Financial Officer John Rainey:

    Sixty dollars is an attractive price. It's just that you really can't place a hedge outside of this period for $60, seventy dollars is an attractive price too, but we want to be fairly prudent with how we spend our money on hedging. ... We really want to see the market settle a little bit.

  3. Woody Allen:

    Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

  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. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    Seventy percent of us are earning the same or less than we did 10 years ago, and that's the first time that this has happened this side of World War II, so there are many people in the Republican Party who fall victim, if you will, to leaders who want to blame other people. And Donald Trump's racist rants against all Mexican immigrants being the latest example of that, anger and fear.

Images & Illustrations of seventy

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