Twenty

3 definitions found

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

Twenty \Twen"ty\, noun; pl. {Twenties}.

1. The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score.

2. A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx.

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

Twenty \Twen"ty\ (tw[e^]n"t[y^]), adjective [OE. twenty, AS. tw[=e]ntig, twentig; akin to OFries. twintich, OS. tw[=e]ntig, D. & LG. twintig, OHG. zweinzug, G. zwanzig, Goth. twai tigjis; that is, two tens. See {Twain}, {Two}, and {Ten}.]

1. One more than nineteen; twice ten; as, twenty men.

2. An indefinite number more or less that twenty. --Shak.

Maximilian, upon twenty respects, could not have been the man. --Bacon.

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

twenty

adjective

1: denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units [syn: {twenty}, {20}, {xx}]

noun

1: the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one [syn: {twenty}, {20}, {XX}]

2: a United States bill worth 20 dollars [syn: {twenty dollar bill}, {twenty}]


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