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thir·ty

 (thûr′tē)
n. pl. thir·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 3 × 10.
2. thirties
a. A decade or the numbers from 30 to 39: They settled down in their thirties. The temperature fell into the thirties.
b. often Thirties The decade from 30 to 39 in a century.
3. An indication of the end of a news story, usually written 30.
4. Sports The second point that is scored by one side in tennis.

[Middle English thritty, thirty, from Old English thrītig; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

thir′ty adj. & pron.

thirty

(ˈθɜːtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 30, XXX, etc, representing this number
3. (plural) the numbers 30–39, esp the 30th to the 39th year of a person's life or of a century
4. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is three times as big as ten
5. something representing, represented by, or consisting of 30 units
determiner
a. amounting to thirty: thirty trees.
b. (as pronoun): thirty are broken.
[Old English thrītig; see three, -ty1]

thir•ty

(ˈθɜr ti)

n., pl. -ties,
adj. n.
1. a cardinal number, 10 times 3.
2. a symbol for this number, as 30 or XXX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. thirties, the numbers from 30 through 39, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
adj.
5. amounting to 30 in number.
[before 900; Middle English thritty, Old English thrītig=thrī three + -tig -ty1]
thir′ti•eth, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thirty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and threethirty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.thirty - being ten more than twentythirty - being ten more than twenty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
الثلاثونالرَّقم 30ثلاثونثَلَاثُونعُمْر ال 30
trenta
třicettřicet lettřicetiletý
tredive
tridek
kolmkümmend
kolmekymmentä
trideset
harminc
òrjátíuòrjátíu ára
三十
30
triginta
ketvirta dešimtisketvirtasis dešimtmetistemperatūra tarp 30 ir 40 laipsniųtrisdešimttrisdešimtas
trīsdesmittrīsdesmit gadu vecumstrīsdesmit gadus vecs
treizeci
tridsaťtridsať rokov
tridesettrideseta leta
trettio
สามสิบ
otuzotuz yaşıotuz yaşında
ba mươi

thirty

[ˈθɜːtɪ]
A. ADJtreinta
B. Ntreinta m
the thirties (1930s) → los años treinta
to be in one's thirtiestener treinta y tantos años
see fifty for usage

thirty

[ˈθɜːrti] numtrente

thirty

adjdreißig; thirty-one/-twoein-/zweiundreißig; a thirty-second note (US Mus) → ein Zweiunddreißigstel nt
nDreißig f; the thirties (= era)die dreißiger Jahre or Dreißigerjahre; one’s thirties (= age)die Dreißiger ? also sixty

thirty

[ˈθɜːtɪ] adj & ntrenta (m) inv
for usage see fifty

thirty

(ˈθəːti) noun
1. the number or figure 30.
2. the age of 30.
adjective
1. 30 in number.
2. aged 30.
ˈthirties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's thirtieth and fortieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between thirty and forty degrees.
3. the period of time between the thirtieth and fortieth years of a century.
ˈthirtieth noun
1. one of thirty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of thirty (people, things etc); the next after the twenty-ninth.
thirty-
having thirty (of something). a thirty-pound fine.
ˈthirty-year-old noun
a person or animal that is thirty years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is thirty years old.

thirty

ثَلَاثُون třicet tredive dreißig τριάντα treinta kolmekymmentä trente trideset trenta 三十 30 dertig tretti trzydzieści trinta тридцать trettio สามสิบ otuz ba mươi 三十
References in classic literature ?
Let it wait and ripen," was her father's advice, and he practiced what he preached, having waited patiently thirty years for fruit of his own to ripen, and being in no haste to gather it even now when it was sweet and mellow.
Think of whole cities, some of them containing idols and temples of gold, buried thirty and forty feet under the surface
Madame coquetted with him in the most captivating and naive manner, with eyes, gestures, and a profusion of compliments, till the Colonel's old head felt thirty years younger on his padded shoulders.
A large, civil cocked hat, like those worn by clergymen within the last thirty years, surmounted the whole, furnishing dignity to a good-natured and somewhat vacant countenance, that apparently needed such artificial aid, to support the gravity of some high and extraordinary trust.
On the first day of January, 1778, I went with a party of thirty men to the Blue Licks, on Licking River, to make salt for the different garrisons in the country.
The half a dozen cabins scattered along the banks of the North Fork, as if by some overflow of that capricious river, had become augmented during a week of fierce excitement by twenty or thirty others, that were huddled together on the narrow gorge of Devil's Spur, or cast up on its steep sides.
In the growth of the town, however, after some thirty or forty years, the site covered by this rude hovel had become exceedingly desirable in the eyes of a prominent and powerful personage, who asserted plausible claims to the proprietorship of this and a large adjacent tract of land, on the strength of a grant from the legislature.
The evolutions of the parade; the tumult of the battle; the flourish of old heroic music, heard thirty years before -- such scenes and sounds, perhaps, were all alive before his intellectual sense.
In this by-place of nature there abode, in a remote period of American history, that is to say, some thirty years since, a worthy wight of the name of Ichabod Crane, who sojourned, or, as he expressed it, "tarried," in Sleepy Hollow, for the purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity.
As I live, these covered parts of him were checkered with the same squares as his face; his back, too, was all over the same dark squares; he seemed to have been in a Thirty Years' War, and just escaped from it with a sticking-plaster shirt.
You would find that you could only command some thirty degrees of vision in advance of the straight side-line of sight; and about thirty more behind it.
Now turn we unto Sir Marhaus that rode with the damsel of thirty winter of age southward --"