What does sixty mean?

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ˈsɪks tisix·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixty, 60, LX(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six

  2. sixty, 60, lx, threescore(adj)

    being ten more than fifty


  1. sixty(Numeral)

    The cardinal number occurring after fifty-nine and before sixty-one, represented in Roman numerals as LX and in Arabic numerals as 60.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixty(adj)

    six times ten; fifty-nine and one more; threescore

    Etymology: [AS. siextig; akin to G. sechzig, Goth. sahs tigjus. See Six, Ten, and cf. Sixteen.]

  2. Sixty(noun)

    the sum of six times ten; sixty units or objects

    Etymology: [AS. siextig; akin to G. sechzig, Goth. sahs tigjus. See Six, Ten, and cf. Sixteen.]

  3. Sixty(noun)

    a symbol representing sixty units, as 60, lx., or LX

    Etymology: [AS. siextig; akin to G. sechzig, Goth. sahs tigjus. See Six, Ten, and cf. Sixteen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sixty

    siks′ti, adj. and n. six times ten.—adj. and n. Six′tieth, the sixth tenth: the ordinal of sixty. [A.S. sixtig.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'sixty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #329

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sixty in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    Sixty-two days later, we had a product that we put into clinical trial, in a Phase I to see if it's safe and does it induce an immune response. That is overwhelmingly the quickest that has ever been done.

  2. Joseph Borelli:

    I wanted to wear a tiny pin to express solidarity, but the parade officials physically blocked me and stood in my way. They said I can't march with the rainbow, sixty-year-old men acting childish -- want to be tough guys who can't get past my pin. It's a shame. These are people making out the rules for no reason.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    Sixty-five percent of the people who voted yesterday across Super Tuesday did not vote for Donald Trump, he underperformed in virtually every state of the map.

  4. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Sixty to seventy thousand people in the camps in north Aleppo are moving towards Turkey. My mind is not now in London, but on our border - how to relocate these new people coming from Syria? three hundred thousand people living in Aleppo are ready to move towards Turkey.

  5. Mitt Romney:

    Sixty-one million people voted for me, i don’t think all 61 million should be president of the United States.

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