What does sixteen mean?

Definitions for sixteen
ˈsɪksˈtinsix·teen

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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. Bernard Mannes Baruch:

    I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.

  2. Albert Einstein:

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

  3. Don Felder:

    For every album we worked on, I brought in reels of tape of somewhere between fourteen and eighteen songs - some of them completed, with lyrics and melodies, some of them basic tracks. Things came out of those products. Like, for 'Hotel California', I think I had a reel with sixteen songs on it.

  4. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:

    Excuse me, for I must speak plainly. If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment. Her character will be fixed, and she will, at sixteen, be the most determined flirt that ever made herself or her family ridiculous; a flirt, too, in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation; without any attraction beyond youth and a tolerable person; and, from the ignorance

  5. Tim Kaine:

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

Images & Illustrations of sixteen

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