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six·ty

 (sĭks′tē)
n. pl. six·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 6 × 10.
2. sixties
a. A decade or the numbers from 60 to 69: They planned to retire in their sixties. The breeze kept the temperature in the sixties.
b. often Sixties The decade from 60 to 69 in a century.

[Middle English, from Old English sixtig; see s(w)eks in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

six′ty adj. & pron.

sixty

(ˈsɪkstɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 60, LX, etc, representing sixty
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 60 units
determiner
a. amounting to sixty: sixty soldiers.
b. (as pronoun): sixty are dead.
[Old English sixtig]

six•ty

(ˈsɪks ti)

n., pl. -ties,
adj. n.
1. a cardinal number, ten times six.
2. a symbol for this number, as 60 or LX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. sixties, the numbers from 60 through 69, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
adj.
5. amounting to 60 in number.
Idioms:
like sixty, with great speed, ease, or zest.
[before 900]
six′ti•eth, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sixty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and sixsixty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.sixty - being ten more than fiftysixty - being ten more than fifty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
الرقم 60السِّتّونسِتُّونُستونعُمْر ال60
seixanta
šedesátšedesát letšedesátiletý
tres
sesdek
kuusikymmentä
šezdeset
hatvan
sextíusextíu ára
六十
60
sexaginta
septinta dešimtisseptintasis dešimtmetisšešiasdešimtšešiasdešimtasšešiasdešimtasis
sešdesmitsešdesmit gadu vecumssešdesmitgadīgs
şaizeci
šesťdesiatšesťdesiat rokov
šestdesetšestdeseta leta
sextio
sitini
หกสิบ
altmışaltmış yaşıaltmış yaşında
sáu mươi

sixty

[ˈsɪkstɪ]
A. ADJsesenta
B. Nsesenta m
to be in one's sixtiestener sesenta y tantos años, ser sesentón
see fifty for usage

sixty

[ˈsɪksti] numsoixante
He's sixty → Il a soixante ans.sixty-four thousand dollar question n
that's the sixty-four thousand dollar question → c'est la question à mille francssix-yard box n
the six-yard box → les six mètres mpl
alone in the six-yard box → seul au six-mètres

sixty

adjsechzig; sixty-oneeinundsechzig
nSechzig f; the sixtiesdie sechziger Jahre or Sechzigerjahre pl; to be in one’s sixtiesin den Sechzigern sein; to be in one’s late/early sixtiesEnde/Anfang sechzig sein; sixty-oneEinundsechzig f ? also six

sixty

[ˈsɪkstɪ]
1. adjsessanta inv
2. nsessanta m inv
for usage see fifty

sixty

(ˈsiksti) noun
1. the number or figure 60.
2. the age of 60.
adjective
1. 60 in number.
2. aged 60.
ˈsixties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's sixtieth and seventieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between sixty and seventy degrees.
3. the period of time between the sixtieth and seventieth years of a century.
ˈsixtieth noun
1. one of sixty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of sixty (people, things etc); (the) next after the fifty-ninth.
sixty-
having sixty (of something). a sixty-page supplement.
ˈsixty-year-old noun
a person or animal that is sixty years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is sixty years old.

sixty

سِتُّونُ šedesát tres sechzig εξήντα sesenta kuusikymmentä soixante šezdeset sessanta 六十 60 zestig seksti sześćdziesiąt sessenta шестьдесят sextio หกสิบ altmış sáu mươi 六十
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