What does sixteen mean?

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ˈsɪksˈtinsix·teen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixteen, 16, XVIadjective

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one

  2. sixteen, 16, xviadjective

    being one more than fifteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixteenadjective

    six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more

    Etymology: [AS. sixtne, sixtne. See Six, and Ten, and cf. Sixty.]

  2. Sixteennoun

    the number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects

    Etymology: [AS. sixtne, sixtne. See Six, and Ten, and cf. Sixty.]

  3. Sixteennoun

    a symbol representing sixteen units, as 16, or xvi

    Etymology: [AS. sixtne, sixtne. See Six, and Ten, and cf. Sixty.]

Freebase

  1. Sixteen

    Sixteen was a Polish band, which was founded in 1997 and disbanded in 2004. Renata Dąbkowska is its lead singer, and it represented Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998. Their debut album "Lawa" was released in 1997. During the later part of 1998, the band became known as Seventeen and sometimes Sixteen-Seventeen.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'sixteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #776

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sixteen in a Sentence

  1. Army University:

    Sixteen witnesses were interviewed, several multiple times, in an effort to develop evidence to determine if there was probable cause to substantiate the allegation.

  2. Jules Feiffer:

    At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?

  3. Anonymous:

    Don't let yourself forget what it's like to be sixteen.

  4. Roland Fletcher:

    Really what you need to do is look at water, because water is how Angkor worked, go somewhere like the West Baray, which is just staggering. Sixteen square kilometers of engineered water. The guides have almost nothing to say about it all.

  5. Tim Kaine:

    Sixteen years is very unwise to let war happen on auto-pilot.

Images & Illustrations of sixteen

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