thirteen

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

Definition of thirteen

: a number that is one more than 12 — see Table of Numbers

thirteen

adjective

thirteen

pronoun, plural in construction

thirteenth

play \ˌthər(t)-ˈtēn(t)th, ˈthər(t)-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


THIRTEEN Defined for English Language Learners

thirteen

Definition of thirteen for English Language Learners

  • : the number 13


THIRTEEN Defined for Kids

1

thirteen

adjective thir·teen \ ˌthər-ˈtēn \

Definition of thirteen for Students

: being one more than twelve

2

thirteen

noun

Definition of thirteen for Students

: one more than twelve : 13


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