fourteen

noun four·teen \ fȯr-ˈtēn , ˈfȯr(t)-tēn \

Definition of fourteen

: a number that is one more than 13 — see Table of Numbers

fourteen

adjective

fourteen

pronoun, plural in construction

fourteenth

play \fȯr-ˈtēn(t)th; ˈfȯr(t)-ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of fourteen

Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertīene, from fēowertīene, adjective, from fēower + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten


FOURTEEN Defined for English Language Learners

fourteen

noun

Definition of fourteen for English Language Learners

  • : the number 14


FOURTEEN Defined for Kids

1

fourteen

adjective four·teen \ fȯr-ˈtēn , ˈfȯrt-ˌtēn \

Definition of fourteen for Students

: being one more than 13

2

fourteen

noun

Definition of fourteen for Students

: one more than 13 : two times seven : 14


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