eighty-five

adjective

Definition of eighty-five

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 84 in number eighty-five years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of eighty-five (Entry 2 of 3)

: 85 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated eighty-five are here eighty-five were found

eighty-five

noun
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Definition of eighty-five (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : five and 80 : five times 17
2a : 85 units or objects a total of eighty-five
b : a group or set of 85
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 85
4 : the 85th in a set or series

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“Eighty-five.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-five. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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