What does twenty mean?

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ˈtwɛn ti, ˈtwʌn-twen·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twenty, 20, XXnoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one

  2. twenty dollar bill, twentyadjective

    a United States bill worth 20 dollars

  3. twenty, 20, xxadjective

    denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units

Wiktionary

  1. twentynoun

    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. twentynoun

    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. twentynoun

    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. twentynumeral

    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. Twentyadjective

    one more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men

  2. Twentyadjective

    an indefinite number more or less that twenty

  3. Twentynoun

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

  4. Twentynoun

    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.]

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

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

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  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. Jennifer Lawrence:

    Twenty-five percent of America identifies as liberal and I need more than 25 percent of America to go see my movies. It’s not wise, career-speaking, to talk about politics.

  2. Joe Bellino:

    Twenty years, even 10 years ago, you couldn't win a county wide election as a Republican, we were hit hard by North American Free Trade Agreement and we felt left out. ... And President Trump, who wasn't from the swamp, President Trump offered a shiny beacon.

  3. Nana Akufo-Addo:

    Our aim is to vaccinate the entire population, with an initial target of twenty million people.

  4. Jenna Stangland:

    Twenty-five grams a day is a good estimate or a good guideline to follow in trying to incorporate it into what we are eating.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do…

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