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four·teen

 (fôr-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 13 + 1.
2. The 14th in a set or sequence.
3. Something having 14 parts, units, or members.

[Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertēne; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

four·teen′ adj. & pron.

fourteen

(ˈfɔːˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and four
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 14, XIV, etc, representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 14 units
determiner
a. amounting to fourteen: fourteen cats.
b. (as pronoun): the fourteen who remained.
[Old English fēowertīene]

four•teen

(ˈfɔrˈtin, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. a cardinal number, ten plus four.
2. a symbol for this number, as 14 or XIV.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 14 in number.
[before 950; Middle English fourtene, Old English fēowertēne. See four, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fourteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and onefourteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.fourteen - being one more than thirteenfourteen - being one more than thirteen  
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
أَرْبَعَةَ عَشَرَالرابع عشرالرَّقم 14عُمْر الرابعة عَشْرَهعُمْره 14 سنه
čtrnáctčtrnáctiletý
fjortenfjorten årfjorten år gammel
dek kvar
neliteist
neljätoista
četrnaest
tizennégy
fjórtánfjórtán árameî fjórtán
十四
14
quattuordecim
keturiolikaketuriolikmetisketuriolikos metųketuriolikos metų amžiusketurioliktas
četrpadsmitčetrpadsmit gadu vecumsčetrpadsmitgadīgs
štrnásťštrnásť rokov
štirinajst
fjorton
สิบสี่
on dörton dört yaşıon dört yaşında
mười bốn

fourteen

[ˈfɔːˈtiːn]
A. ADJcatorce
B. Ncatorce m
see five for usage

fourteen

[ˌfɔːrˈtiːn] numquatorze
I'm fourteen → J'ai quatorze ans.

fourteen

adjvierzehn
nVierzehn f ? also sixteen

fourteen

[ˈfɔːˈtiːn] adj & nquattordici (m) inv
for usage see five

fourteen

(foːˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 14.
2. the age of 14.
adjective
1. 14 in number.
2. aged 14.
fourteen-
having fourteen (of something). a fourteen-volume encyclopaedia.
fourˈteenth noun
1. one of fourteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of fourteen (people things etc); the next after the thirteenth.
ˌfourˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fourteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fourteen years old.

fourteen

أَرْبَعَةَ عَشَرَ čtrnáct fjorten vierzehn δεκατέσσερα catorce neljätoista quatorze četrnaest quattordici 十四 14 veertien fjorten czternaście catorze, quatorze четырнадцать fjorton สิบสี่ on dört mười bốn 十四
References in classic literature ?
Twelve or fourteen in the class, but I dare say they won't all come.
On summer afternoons, when she had been mar- ried many years and when her son George was a boy of twelve or fourteen, Elizabeth Willard some- times went up the worn steps to Doctor Reefy's of- fice.
The door stood open, and a woman and a girl of fourteen ran out and looked up at us hopefully.
They were girls of fourteen, always clad in the Virgin's colors, blue and white, having been dedicated to the Blessed Virgin at their baptism.
From father to son, for above a hundred years, they followed the sea; a grey-headed shipmaster, in each generation, retiring from the quarter-deck to the homestead, while a boy of fourteen took the hereditary place before the mast, confronting the salt spray and the gale which had blustered against his sire and grandsire.
One of these little infants, that from certain queer tokens seemed hardly a day old, might have measured some fourteen feet in length, and some six feet in girth.
John is the best groom that ever was; he has been here fourteen years; and you never saw such a kind boy as James is; so that it is all Ginger's own fault that she did not stay in that box.
She works in a canning factory, and all day long she handles cans of beef that weigh fourteen pounds.
By her side stood her only remaining son, Albert, a bright-looking little fellow of fourteen years.
The eldest among them were not more than twelve or fourteen years old.
Please, Miss Cathy, let that alone'; and, 'Please, Miss Cathy, don't make so much noise'; and so on and so on, till I reckon I had found fault fourteen times in fifteen minutes; then she looked up at me with her big brown eyes that can plead so, and said in that odd little foreign way that goes to your heart,
He had asked the landlady the altitude of her place above the level of the lake, and she told him fourteen hundred and ninety-five feet.