What does twenty mean?

Definitions for twenty
ˈtwɛn ti, ˈtwʌn-twen·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twenty, 20, XX(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one

  2. twenty dollar bill, twenty(adj)

    a United States bill worth 20 dollars

  3. twenty, 20, xx(adj)

    denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units

Wiktionary

  1. twenty(Noun)

    A banknote with a denomination of 20.

    The waiter's face lit up when I gave him a twenty.

    Etymology: From twentig, from Germanic *twaintigaz, an old compound of *twain- (see two) and *-tigaz

  2. twenty(Noun)

    10-20 (location).

    What's your twenty, good buddy?

    Etymology: From twentig, from Germanic *twaintigaz, an old compound of *twain- (see two) and *-tigaz

  3. twenty(Noun)

    A set of twenty push-ups.

    Drop and give me twenty, Ric! (Recruit.)

    Etymology: From twentig, from Germanic *twaintigaz, an old compound of *twain- (see two) and *-tigaz

  4. twenty(Numeral)

    The cardinal number 20, occurring after nineteen and before twenty-one.

    Etymology: From twentig, from Germanic *twaintigaz, an old compound of *twain- (see two) and *-tigaz

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twenty(adj)

    one more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men

  2. Twenty(adj)

    an indefinite number more or less that twenty

  3. Twenty(noun)

    the number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score

  4. Twenty(noun)

    a symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx

Freebase

  1. Twenty

    Twenty is the eighth studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd released in 1997. The title of the album refers to the fact that it had been twenty years since the plane crash which killed original lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, and backup singer Cassie Gaines. For this album the band brought in two Southern rock veterans, Rickey Medlocke, who had been a drummer for the band briefly before forming Blackfoot, and Hughie Thomasson of the Outlaws. The track "Travelin' Man" is the first studio recording of a song from the original band's 1976 live album One More From The Road. Making use of modern technology, the band were able to use original singer Ronnie Van Zant's vocal tracks on parts of the song, in order to create a duet between Johnny and Ronnie. The Album Cover is a fictional drawing of Monument Valley on the Navajo reservation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twenty

    twen′ti, adj. twice ten: nineteen and one: an indefinite number.—n. the number next after nineteen: the figures representing twenty: an old English division of infantry.—adj. Twen′tieth, next after the nineteenth.—n. one of twenty equal parts of anything.—adv. Twen′tyfold, twenty times as many.—adj. Twen′ty-four, twenty and four.—n. the number made up of four and twenty: (pl., print.) a form of composed type or plates containing twenty-four leaves or forty-eight pages, properly arranged for printing and folding: a book made up of sections of twenty-four pages.—n. Twen′ty-four′-mo, written 24mo, a leaf from a sheet of paper folded for a book in twenty-four equal parts: a book made up of leaves folded in twenty-four equal parts. [A.S. twentig, from twén=twegen, twain, two—tig (Goth. tigjus), ten; Ger. zwanzig.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twenty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1628

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twenty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #151

How to pronounce twenty?

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How to say twenty in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twenty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twenty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of twenty in a Sentence

  1. Ezio Auditore da Firenze:

    Silenzio. Silenzio. Twenty-two years ago, I stood where I stand now – and watched my loved ones die, betrayed by those I had called friends. Vengeance clouded my mind. It would have consumed me, were it not for the wisdom of a few strangers, who taught me to look past my instincts. They never preached answers, but guided me to learn from myself. We don't need anyone to tell us what to do; not Savonarola, not the Medici. We are free to follow our own path. There are those who will take that freedom from us, and too many of you gladly give it. But it is our ability to choose – whatever you think is true – that makes us human... There is no book or teacher to give you the answers, to show you the path. Choose your own way! Do not follow me, or anyone else.

  2. Ben Neumann:

    I believe Korea is the twenty-fifth country to have a MERS case, and it is not likely to be the last.

  3. Audrey Geisel:

    It is especially heartwarming for me as this year also marks twenty-five years since the publication of the last book of Ted's career, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

  4. Hamdane Salim:

    Look at the Algerian youth, all they are demanding is a valid president who can talk to the people, twenty years are enough.

  5. Charles Dickens:

    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.

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