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ˈsɪks tisix·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixty, 60, LXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six

  2. sixty, 60, lx, threescoreadjective

    being ten more than fifty


  1. sixtynumeral

    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. Sixtyadjective

    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. Sixtynoun

    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. Sixtynoun

    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. Donald Stratton:

    We got hit with the big bomb and that exploded like a million pounds of ammunition. The fireball went about sixty, seventy feet in the air, the explosion could have taken us away, but it didn't and thank God we made it across.

  2. Janet Mills:

    A woman who never even attended the wedding or the reception but simply interacted with someone else who did attend... lost her life to this virus, sixty people are now associated with that one outbreak, its impacts are widespread.

  3. Elizabeth Janeway:

    I have a problem about being nearly sixty I keep waking up in the morning and thinking I'm thirty-one.

  4. 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.

  5. Chief Financial Officer John Rainey:

    Sixty dollars is an attractive price. It's just that you really can't place a hedge outside of this period for $60, seventy dollars is an attractive price too, but we want to be fairly prudent with how we spend our money on hedging. ... We really want to see the market settle a little bit.

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    standing above others in quality or position
    • A. ultimo
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