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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ten \Ten\ (t[e^]n), noun

1. The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects.

I will not destroy it for ten's sake. --Gen. xviii. 32.

2. A symbol representing ten units, as 10, {x}, or {X}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ten \Ten\ (t[e^]n), adjective [AS. t[=e]n, ti['e]n, t[=y]n, t[=e]ne; akin to OFries. tian, OS. tehan, D. tien, G. zehn, OHG. zehan, Icel. t[imac]u, Sw. tio, Dan. ti, Goth. ta['i]hun, Lith. deszimt, Russ. desiate, W. deg, Ir. & Gael. deich, L. decem, Gr. de'ka, Skr. da[,c]an. [root]308. Cf. {Dean}, {Decade}, {Decimal}, {December}, {Eighteen}, {Eighty}, {Teens}, {Tithe}.] One more than nine; twice five.

With twice ten sail I crossed the Phrygian Sea. --Dryden.

Note: Ten is often used, indefinitely, for several, many, and other like words.

There 's a proud modesty in merit, Averse from begging, and resolved to pay Ten times the gift it asks. --Dryden.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ten

adjective

1: being one more than nine [syn: {ten}, {10}, {x}]

noun

1: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system [syn: {ten}, {10}, {X}, {tenner}, {decade}]

2: one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face [syn: {ten-spot}, {ten}]


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