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thirteen

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noun thir·teen \ˌthər(t)-ˈtēn, ˈthər(t)-\

Simple Definition of thirteen

  • : the number 13

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of thirteen

  1. — see number table

thirteen

adjective

thirteen

pronoun, plural in construction

thirteenth

play \-ˈtēn(t)th, -ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of thirteen

Middle English thrittene, from thrittene, adjective, from Old English thrēotīne; akin to Old English tīen ten — more at ten


First Known Use: 14th century


THIRTEEN Defined for Kids

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thirteen

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adjective thir·teen \ˌthər-ˈtēn\

Definition of thirteen for Students

  1. :  being one more than twelve




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thirteen

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noun thir·teen

Definition of thirteen for Students

  1. :  one more than twelve :  13




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