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

  2. Sixty(noun)

    the sum of six times ten; sixty units or objects

  3. Sixty(noun)

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

  4. Origin: [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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Morris Mandel:

    The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.

  2. Francesco Caracciolo, on alcohol:

    In England there are sixty different religions and only one sauce.

  3. Margaret Czeisler:

    Sixty percent of [Generation Z] are already working in some capacity.

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.

  5. Herbert Beerbohm Tree:

    I was born old and get younger every day. At present I am sixty years young.

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