What does thirty mean?

Definitions for thirty
ˈθɜr tithir·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thirty, 30, XXXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three

  2. thirty, 30, xxxadjective

    being ten more than twenty


  1. thirtynoun

    A rack of thirty beers.

  2. thirtynumeral

    The cardinal number occurring after twenty-nine and before thirty-one, represented in Arabic numerals as 30.

  3. Etymology: þritig

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thirtyadjective

    Thrice ten.

    Etymology: ðrittig , Saxon.

    I have slept fifteen years.
    —— Ay, and the time seems thirty unto me. William Shakespeare.

    The Claudian aqueduct ran thirty-eight miles. Addison.


  1. thirty

    30 (thirty) is the natural number following 29 and preceding 31.


  1. thirty

    Thirty refers to the cardinal number that is equal to three times ten, represented by the digit 30. It is commonly used to indicate a quantity or count, specifically when there are 30 items or individuals present.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thirtyadjective

    being three times ten; consisting of one more than twenty-nine; twenty and ten; as, the month of June consists of thirty days

  2. Thirtynoun

    the sum of three tens, or twenty and ten; thirty units or objects

  3. Thirtynoun

    a symbol expressing thirty, as 30, or XXX

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thirty

    thėr′ti, adj. and n. three times ten.—adj. Thir′tieth, the last of thirty.—n. a thirtieth part. [A.S. thrítigthreó, three, -tig, suff. denoting ten.]

Editors Contribution

  1. thirtyverb

    Thirty was also used by reporter to denote the end of a column he was submitting for publication.

    the last word entered by the author, usually a reporter, and at the end of a column.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 10, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thirty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2555

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thirty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #221

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thirty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thirty in a Sentence

  1. Carrie Severino:

    Thirty years ago, a different Republican Senate rejected Senator Sessions’ nomination to a federal judgeship. In doing so, that Senate affirmed that there can be no compromise with racism; no negotiation with hate. Today, a new Republican Senate must decide whether self-interest and political cowardice will prevent them from once again doing what is right.

  2. Barbara Cass:

    Thirty days into this, there is still lots of fear and lots of unknowns, the overall goal is to address the surge in hospitals, so that someone who arrives at hospital that is acutely ill can have a bed.

  3. Schopenhauer:

    The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Thirty people were arrested today over violence and then the rally was cancelled, protesters took violence into their own hands ...any campaign that disrespects the voters and a campaign that encourages violence and facing allegations against members of the press you create an environment that encourages this.

  5. H. L. Mencken:

    No normal man ever fell in love after thirty when the kidneys begin to disintegrate.

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