noun \ˈten\

: the number 10

: the tenth in a set or series

: ten o'clock

Full Definition of TEN

— see number table
:  the 10th in a set or series <wears a ten>
:  something having 10 units or members
:  a 10-dollar bill
:  one deserving the highest rating; specifically :  an exceptionally attractive person
ten adjective
ten pronoun, plural in construction

Examples of TEN

  1. What time is it It's ten.
  2. <promised me that she would fix me up with a ten>

Origin of TEN

Middle English, from Old English tīene, from tīen, adjective, ten; akin to Old High German zehan ten, Latin decem, Greek deka
First Known Use: before 12th century

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Rhymes with TEN

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fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
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