eighty-seven

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 86 in number
eighty-seven years
see Table of Numbers

eighty-seven

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 87 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
eighty-seven are here
eighty-seven were found

eighty-seven

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: seven and 80 : three times 29
2
a
: 87 units or objects
a total of eighty-seven
b
: a group or set of 87
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 87
4
: the 87th in a set or series

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“Eighty-seven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighty-seven. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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