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Meaning of TWENTY

Pronunciation:  'twentee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
  2. [adj]  denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
 

TWENTY is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: 20, 20, cardinal, xx, XX
 
 See Also: large integer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Twen"ty\, a. [OE. twenty, AS. tw?ntig, twentig; akin to
    OFris. twintich, OS. tw?ntig, D. & LG. twintig, OHG.
    zweinzug, G. zwanzig, Goth. twai tigjis; that is, two tens.
    See {Twain}, {Two}, and {Ten}.]
    1. One more that nineteen; twice; as, twenty men.
    
    2. An indefinite number more or less that twenty. --Shak.
    
             Maximilian, upon twenty respects, could not have
             been the man.                         --Bacon.
    
    
  2. \Twen"ty\, n.; pl. {Twenties}.
    1. The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and
       eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score.
    
    2. A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx.
    
    
 

 

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