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nine·ty

 (nīn′tē)
n. pl. nine·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 9 × 10.
2. nineties
a. A decade or the numbers from 90 to 99: My grandparents are in their nineties. During the heat wave, the temperature stayed in the nineties.
b. often Nineties The decade from 90 to 99 in a century.

[Middle English ninti, from Old English nigontig; see newn̥ in Indo-European roots.]

nine′ty adj. & pron.

ninety

(ˈnaɪntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 90, XC, etc, representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 90 units
determiner
a. amounting to ninety: ninety times out of a hundred.
b. (as pronoun): at least ninety are thought to be missing.
[Old English nigontig]

nine•ty

(ˈnaɪn ti)

n., pl. -ties,
adj. n.
1. a cardinal number, ten times nine.
2. a symbol for this number, as 90 or XC.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. nineties, the numbers from 90 through 99, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
adj.
5. amounting to 90 in number.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English nigontig. See nine, -ty1]
nine′ti•eth, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ninety - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nineninety - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.ninety - being ten more than eightyninety - being ten more than eighty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
التِّسْعينالرَّقْم 19تسعونتِسْعِينعُمْر 90
noranta
devadesátdevadesát letdevadesátiletýdevadesátka
halvfemshalvfems århalvfems år gammel
naŭdek
yhdeksänkymmentä
devedeset
kilencven
níutíuníutíu ára
九十
90
nonaginta
dešimta dešimtisdevyniasdešimtdevyniasdešimtasdevyniasdešimtasisdevyniasdešimties
deviņdesmitdeviņdesmit gadu vecumsdeviņdesmitgadīgs
nouăzeci
deväťdesiat
devetdeset
nittio
tisini
เก้าสิบ
doksandoksan yaşıdoksan yaşında
chín mươi

ninety

[ˈnaɪntɪ]
A. ADJnoventa
B. Nnoventa m
the ninetieslos años noventa
to be in one's ninetiestener más de noventa años, ser un noventón/una noventona
temperatures were in the ninetieslas temperaturas superaban los treinta grados centígrados
see five for usage

ninety

[ˈnaɪnti] numquatre-vingt-dix
He's ninety → Il a quatre-vingt-dix ans.

ninety

adjneunzig
nNeunzig f ? also sixty

ninety

[ˈnaɪntɪ] adj & nnovanta (m) inv
for usage see fifty

ninety

(ˈnainti) noun
1. the number or figure 90.
2. the age of 90.
adjective
1. 90 in number.
2. aged 90.
ˈnineties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's ninetieth and one hundredth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between ninety and one hundred degrees.
3. the period of time between the ninetieth and one hundredth years of a century.
ˈninetieth noun
1. one of ninety equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of ninety (people, things etc); the next after the eighty-ninth.
ninety-
having ninety (of something). a ninety-dollar fine.
ˈninety-year-old noun
a person or animal that is ninety years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is ninety years old.

ninety

تِسْعِين devadesát halvfems neunzig ενενήντα noventa yhdeksänkymmentä quatre-vingt-dix devedeset novanta 九十 90 negentig nitti dziewięćdziesiąt noventa девяносто nittio เก้าสิบ doksan chín mươi 九十
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