ten

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noun \ˈten\

Definition of ten

  1. 1 :  a number that is one more than nine — see number table

  2. 2 :  the 10th in a set or series wears a ten

  3. 3 :  something having 10 units or members

  4. 4 :  a 10-dollar bill

  5. 5 :  one deserving the highest rating; specifically :  an exceptionally attractive person

ten

adjective

ten

pronoun, plural in construction

Examples of ten in a Sentence

  1. What time is it It's ten.

  2. promised me that she would fix me up with a ten

Origin and Etymology 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



TEN Defined for English Language Learners

ten

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noun \ˈten\

Definition of ten for English Language Learners

  • : the number 10

  • : the tenth in a set or series

  • : ten o'clock


TEN Defined for Kids

1

ten

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adjective \ˈten\

Definition of ten for Students

  1. :  being one more than nine


2

ten

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noun

Definition of ten for Students

  1. 1 :  one more than nine :  two times five :  10

  2. 2 :  the tenth in a set or series


Medical Dictionary

TEN

abbreviation

Medical Definition of TEN



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