one-tenth, tenth, tenth part, ten percent(noun)
a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
position ten in a countable series of things
coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position
The person or thing in the tenth position.
One of ten equal parts of a whole.
The ordinal form of the number ten.
Origin: 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.
next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others
constituting or being one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided
the next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others
the quotient of a unit divided by ten; one of ten equal parts into which anything is divided
the tenth part of annual produce, income, increase, or the like; a tithe
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
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
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
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
The numerical value of tenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I hope to cut at least a tenth of input cost with the help of the 'satellite god'.
We consider that one tenth of the Syrian refugees in the region should be resettled.
Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
Politics is not worrying this country one-tenth as much as where to find a parking space.
The (land) footprint these solar panels need is about one tenth the size of what you would need for sugar cane.
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Translations for tenth
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- dècim, desèCatalan, Valencian
- desátý, desetinaCzech
- degfed, degwm, degymauWelsh
- tiende, tier, tiendedelDanish
- δέκατος, δέκατοGreek
- deka, dekonoEsperanto
- décimo, décimaSpanish
- kymmenesosa, kymmenes, kymmenennesFinnish
- dix, dixièmeFrench
- tsiendeWestern Frisian
- deicheamhScottish Gaelic
- decima, decimo, decimeInterlingua
- decimo, decimaItalian
- decimum, decimusLatin
- dešimtas, dešimta, dešimtadalisLithuanian
- neeznáá góneʼNavajo, Navaho
- décimo, décimaPortuguese
- cea a zecea, cel al zecelea, zecime, al [[zecelea]], a [[zecea]]Romanian
- деся́тый, 10-ыйRussian
- десети, desetiSerbo-Croatian
- දසවෙනිSinhala, Sinhalese
- tionde, tiondelSwedish
- ya kumiSwahili
- పదో, పదవTelugu
- thứ mườiVietnamese
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