thirteen


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thir·teen

 (thûr-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number that is equal to the sum of 12 + 1.
2. The 13th in a set or sequence.
3. Something having 13 parts, units, or members.

[Middle English thyrtene, alteration of thrittene, from Old English thrēotīne; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

thir·teen′ adj. & pron.

thirteen

(ˈθɜːˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and three and is a prime number. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 13, XIII, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is three more than ten; baker's dozen
4. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 13 units
determiner
a. amounting to thirteen: thirteen buses.
b. (as pronoun): thirteen of them fell.
[Old English threotēne; see three, -teen]

thir•teen

(ˈθɜrˈtin)

n.
1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 3.
2. a symbol for this number, as 13 or XIII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 13 in number.
[before 900; late Middle English thirttene, variant of Middle English thrittene, Old English thrēotēne. See three, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thirteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and onethirteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.thirteen - being one more than twelvethirteen - being one more than twelve    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

thirteen

determiner
Related words
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Translations
الثالِث عَشرالرّقم 13ثَلَاثَةَ عَشَرَعُمْر ال 13عُمْرُه 13 سنَه
tretze
třinácttřináct lettřináctiletý
tretten
dek tri
kolmteist
سیزده
kolmetoista
trinaest
tizenhárom
òrettánòrettán áraþrettán
十三
13
tredecim
trylikatrylikametistrylikos metųtrylikos metų amžiustryliktas
trīspadsmittrīspadsmit gadu vecumstrīspadsmit gadus vecs
trinásťtrinásť rokov
trinajst
tretton
สิบสาม
on üçön üç yaşon üç yaşında
mười ba

thirteen

[ˈθɜːˈtiːn]
A. ADJtrece
B. Ntrece m
see five for usage

thirteen

[ˌθɜːrˈtiːn] numtreize
I'm thirteen → J'ai treize ans.

thirteen

adjdreizehn
nDreizehn f

thirteen

[ˌθɜːˈtiːn] adj & ntredici (m) inv
for usage see five

thirteen

(θəːˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 13.
2. the age of 13.
adjective
1. 13 in number.
2. aged 13.
thirteen-
having thirteen (of something). a thirteen-year campaign.
ˌthirˈteenth noun
1. one of thirteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of thirteen (people, things etc); the next after the twelfth.
ˌthirˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is thirteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is thirteen years old.

thirteen

ثَلَاثَةَ عَشَرَ třináct tretten dreizehn δεκατρία trece kolmetoista treize trinaest tredici 十三 13 dertien tretten trzynaście treze тринадцать tretton สิบสาม on üç mười ba 十三
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Elizabeth, or Beth, as everyone called her, was a rosy, smooth- haired, bright-eyed girl of thirteen, with a shy manner, a timid voice, and a ;peaceful expression which was seldom disturbed.
She's not much older than you, twelve or thirteen, maybe, and she's as bright as a new dollar.
From the loftiest point of its roof, during precisely three and a half hours of each forenoon, floats or droops, in breeze or calm, the banner of the republic; but with the thirteen stripes turned vertically, instead of horizontally, and thus indicating that a civil, and not a military, post of Uncle Sam's government is here established.
According to a careful calculation I have made, and which I partly base upon Captain Scoresby's estimate, of seventy tons for the largest sized Greenland whale of sixty feet in length; according to my careful calculation, I say, a Sperm Whale of the largest magnitude, between eighty-five and ninety feet in length, and something less than forty feet in its fullest circumference, such a whale will weigh at least ninety tons; so that reckoning thirteen men to a ton, he would considerably outweigh the combined population of a whole village of one thousand one hundred inhabitants.
There would be an average of half a dozen boarders to each room--sometimes there were thirteen or fourteen to one room, fifty or sixty to a flat.
He was very busily intent at this moment on a slate lying before him, on which he was carefully and slowly endeavoring to accomplish a copy of some letters, in which operation he was overlooked by young Mas'r George, a smart, bright boy of thirteen, who appeared fully to realize the dignity of his position as instructor.
They will not be born for more than thirteen hundred years yet.
Dorcas really thinks she raised George, and that is one of her prides, but perhaps it was a mutual raising, for their ages were the same - thirteen years short of mine.
Well, one Sunday morning I was sitting out here in front of my cabin, with my cat, taking the sun, and looking at the blue hills, and listening to the leaves rustling so lonely in the trees, and thinking of the home away yonder in the states, that I hadn't heard from in thirteen years, when a bluejay lit on that house, with an acorn in his mouth, and says,
Well, all at once here comes a canoe; just a beauty, too, about thirteen or fourteen foot long, riding high like a duck.
I could not think about you so much without doating on you, faults and all; and by dint of fancying so many errors, have been in love with you ever since you were thirteen at least.
Margaret, the other sister, was a good-humored, well-disposed girl; but as she had already imbibed a good deal of Marianne's romance, without having much of her sense, she did not, at thirteen, bid fair to equal her sisters at a more advanced period of life.