What does sixteen mean?

Definitions for sixteen
ˈsɪksˈtinsix·teen

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sixteen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixteen, 16, XVI(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one

  2. sixteen, 16, xvi(adj)

    being one more than fifteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixteen(adj)

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

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

  2. Sixteen(noun)

    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. Sixteen(noun)

    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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce sixteen?

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How to say sixteen in sign language?

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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. Tim Kaine:

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

  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. Albert Einstein:

    Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are 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. Colette:

    Researchers, with science as their authority, will be able to cut -- Animals up, alive, into small pieces, drop them from a great height to see if they are shattered by the fall, or deprive them of sleep for sixteen days and nights continuously for the purposes of an iniquitous monograph... Animal trust, undeserved faith, when at last will you turn away from us? Shall we never tire of deceiving, betraying, tormenting animals before they cease to trust us?

Images & Illustrations of sixteen

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