What does thirty mean?

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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.

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. Kathryn Kase:

    Mr. Panetti is a sick man who has suffered from schizophrenia, an incurable mental illness, for over thirty years, including prior to and during the crime, and during his trial at which he represented himself in a floridly psychotic state.

  2. Mohammad Nowroz Haqmal:

    For a while, I was alone. After about thirty minutes using my teeth, I was able to untie and open my hands, then I broke a small window and escaped from there. After about thirty minutes of running, I made it to the main road and found a taxi.

  3. Mohammed Ali:

    A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of life.

  4. Seth Rogen:

    Twenty to thirty-five million dollars is where you're never going to be their biggest problem. That's literally what it is, as long as they're making some $ 150 million movie that's a f *** ing disaster, they're not paying attention to us. We're the smartest business decision they made that week, because they just don't have to worry about us. A lot of our career is just based on not being their biggest headache. Every once in a while, I meet someone, or one of my friends, [ who ] is their biggest headache, and it's like,' Oh yeah, thanks to you, we can do whatever the f *** we want.'.

  5. Bob Baffert:

    Thirty-seven years we've waited for this, what a feeling. It's probably going to take a few days to sink in.

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