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

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.


  1. seventy

    70 (seventy) is the natural number following 69 and preceding 71.


  1. seventy

    Seventy is a numerical value that is represented by the number 70. It is an even number that falls between sixty-nine and seventy-one, and is often used in the context of age, quantity, or other forms of measurement. In Roman numeral, it is denoted as LXX.

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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  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. Martin Mull:

    Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.

  2. Wang Yi:

    Seventy years ago Japan lost the war. Seventy years later, Japan should not lose its conscience. Will it continue to carry the baggage of history or will it make a clean break with past aggression?

  3. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez:

    Seventy-five percent of the women I care for come in at an advanced stage.

  4. Pope Francis on Wednesday:

    In a special way I wish to greet the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped below ground for seventy days, i think one of them could share with us what the meaning of hope really is. Thank you for having hope in God.

  5. Donald Stratton:

    We proceeded to go hand over hand across the line about seventy feet.

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    being essentially equal to something
    A irascible
    B naiant
    C tantamount
    D askant

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