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five hundred

n
(Card Games) a card game for three players, with 500 points for game
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five′ hun′dred

n.
a variety of euchre or rummy the object of which is to score 500 points first.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 five hundred - the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five500, Dlarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten 2 five hundred - a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a handeuchrecard game, cards - a game played with playing cards Adj. 1 five hundred - denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units500, dcardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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Translations
cinc-cents
kvin cent
viisisataa
cinq cents
ötszáz
fimm hundruð

quingenti
fem hundre
femhundra
beş yüz
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If it were so, the number of sides in a Circle would be a mere question of pedigree and arithmetic, and the four hundred and ninety-seventh descendant of an Equilateral Triangle would necessarily be a Polygon with five hundred sides.
Shall the qualifications be divided so that five hundred rich should be equal to a thousand poor, or shall the thousand have equal power with the five hundred?
"A subscription of five hundred pounds, my Lady, would provide for everything--if it could only be collected."
Granted that each piece gives you five hundred, multiply five hundred by five.
Such debts amounted to about four thousand: one thousand five hundred for a horse, and two thousand five hundred as surety for a young comrade, Venovsky, who had lost that sum to a cardsharper in Vronsky's presence.
The Victoria ascended to a height of five hundred feet, and, during her nocturnal trip of about sixty miles, the gentle slumbers of an infant would not have been disturbed by her motion.
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
"Certainly--and I think I may afford to give them five hundred pounds a-piece.
Phileas Fogg, after paying the stipulated price of his passage to John Busby, and rewarding that worthy with the additional sum of five hundred and fifty pounds, ascended the steamer with Aouda and Fix; and they started at once for Nagasaki and Yokohama.
On hearing the cause of these loud wails the lady turned to her attendant and said to him, "Give him whatever you have got with you." The man obeyed, and placed in my brother's hands a purse containing five hundred pieces of gold.
Thereupon the Robber put five hundred pieces of gold into the Cadi's hand.
The building is five hundred feet long by one hundred and eighty wide, and the principal steeple is in the neighborhood of four hundred feet high.

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