What does seventy mean?

Definitions for seventy
ˈsɛv ən tisev·en·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seventy, 70, LXX(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven

  2. seventy, 70, lxx(adj)

    being ten more than sixty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seventy(adj)

    seven times ten; one more than sixty-nine

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

  2. Seventy(noun)

    the sum of seven times ten; seventy units or objects

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

  3. Seventy(noun)

    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

How to pronounce seventy?

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How to say seventy in sign language?

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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. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani:

    My region provides ample evidence of this: the grievances of the Palestinians since the Nakba, seventy years ago, remain stubbornly in place; conflict without resolution in Syria, Libya, and now Yemen. The suffering of people in my region may appear distant to an audience in Munich, but the waves of refugees make these injustices a European concern. And the darkness of terrorism now casts a shadow on the entire world.”

  2. Richard M. DeVos:

    If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, "Here comes number seventy-one!"

  3. 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.

  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. Anuj Somany:

    New Year’s Day is nothing more than the change of date for about seventy percent, as a rough estimate, of the population who have often the pockets empty, but for the rest thirty percent of people it is either to congratulate one another via email/SMSs or to celebrate on having a plenty of money for the party.

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