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. Woody Allen:

    Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

  2. Frank Mecum:

    Mid-nineties pickup trucks are the ones that make me scratch my head, we’re selling some of these low-mileage pickup trucks for fifty, sixty, seventy grand and they’re just normal pickup trucks.

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever I knew were to be divided 1.That dear old soul2. That old woman3. That old witch.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    For seventy years, these four men have had their history wrongly written for crimes they did not commit. As I have said before, while that is a long time to wait, it is never too late to do the right thing, i believe the rule of law is society's sacred bond. When it is trampled, we all suffer. For the Groveland Four, the truth was buried. The Perpetrators celebrated. But justice has cried out from that day until this.

  5. Dan Corcoran:

    Seventy-one percent of the entire state of California drinks water that comes out of the Sierra Nevada, three-quarters of the people who live in our state should be concerned with how our headwaters are managed.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. eminent
    • B. eloquent
    • C. equivalent
    • D. contiguous

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