What does tenth mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-tenth, tenth, tenth part, ten percentnoun

    a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts

  2. tenthadjective

    position ten in a countable series of things

  3. tenth, 10thadjective

    coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position

Wiktionary

  1. tenthnoun

    The person or thing in the tenth position.

    Etymology: From . Old English had teoþa (origin of Modern English tithe), but the force of analogy to the cardinal number "ten" caused Middle English speakers to recreate the regular ordinal and re-insert the nasal consonant.

  2. tenthnoun

    One of ten equal parts of a whole.

    Etymology: From . Old English had teoþa (origin of Modern English tithe), but the force of analogy to the cardinal number "ten" caused Middle English speakers to recreate the regular ordinal and re-insert the nasal consonant.

  3. tenthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number ten.

    Etymology: From . Old English had teoþa (origin of Modern English tithe), but the force of analogy to the cardinal number "ten" caused Middle English speakers to recreate the regular ordinal and re-insert the nasal consonant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenthadjective

    next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others

  2. Tenthadjective

    constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Tenthnoun

    the next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others

  4. Tenthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided

  5. Tenthnoun

    the tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe

  6. Tenthnoun

    the interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third

  7. Tenthnoun

    a temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject

  8. Tenthnoun

    the tenth part of the annual profit of every living in the kingdom, formerly paid to the pope, but afterward transferred to the crown. It now forms a part of the fund called Queen Anne's Bounty

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tenth

    tenth, adj. the last of ten: next in order after the ninth.—n. one of ten equal parts.—adv. Tenth′ly, in the tenth place.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'tenth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2804

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tenth in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    In light of the urgent humanitarian and security crisis on our border, the president is requesting $5.7 billion for physical barriers and border security, for some context, that is just about one tenth of one percent of federal spending. One tenth of one percent -- for physical barriers like the fences and barriers which already exist, which Democrats have previously voted for with enthusiasm.

  2. Kevin Hassett:

    We subsequently, right now, think that it's about a tenth of a percent a week, not a tenth of a percent every two weeks.

  3. Rick Perry on Thursday:

    Too often, we Republicans -- myself included -- have emphasized our message on the Tenth Amendment but not our message on the Fourteenth, for too long, we Republicans have been content to lose the black vote because we found that we could win elections without it. But when we gave up on trying to win the support of African-Americans, we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln.

  4. Phil Scott:

    [I]t is increasingly clear that many elements in the orders have the potential to violate the constitutional rights of American citizens, and infringe on states’ rights afforded by the Tenth Amendment, this legislation serves to protect Vermont … against some of these potential violations, and to reassure our communities and citizensof their safety and security here.

  5. John Dubczak:

    Detection is down to one part per trillion, but we can take it down to a tenth of a trillion, and further orders of magnitude more sensitive.

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