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Webster 1913 Edition


Ten

Ten

(tĕn)
,
Adj.
[AS.
tēn
,
tién
,
tȳn
,
tēne
; akin to OFries.
tian
, OS.
tehan
, D.
tien
, G.
zehn
, OHG.
zehan
, Icel.
tīu
, Sw.
tio
, Dan.
ti
, Goth.
taíhun
, Lith.
deszimt
, Russ.
desiate
, W.
deg
, Ir. & Gael.
deich
, L.
decem
, Gr.
δέκα
, Skr.
daçan
. √308. Cf.
Dean
,
Decade
,
Decimal
,
December
,
Eighteen
,
Eighty
,
Teens
,
Tithe
.]
One more than nine; twice five.
With twice
ten
sail I crossed the Phrygian Sea.
Dryden.
Ten is often used, indefinitely, for several, many, and other like words.
There ’s a proud modesty in merit,
Averse from begging, and resolved to pay
Ten
times the gift it asks.
Dryden.

Ten

(tĕn)
,
Noun.
1.
The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects.
I will not destroy it for
ten's
sake.
Gen. xviii. 32.
2.
A symbol representing ten units, as 10,
x
, or
X
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ten

TEN

,
Adj.
[L. decem.]
1.
Twice five; nine and one.
With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.
2.
It is a kind of proverbial number.
There's a proud modesty in merit,
Averse to begging, and resolv'd to pay
Ten times the gift it asks.
The meaning in this use is, a great deal more, indefinitely.

Definition 2021


Ten

Ten

See also: ten, TEN, tén, tèn, tên, and -ten

Serbo-Croatian

Proper noun

Tȅn m (Cyrillic spelling Те̏н)

  1. (Greek mythology) Tenes

Declension

ten

ten

See also: Ten, TEN, tén, tèn, tên, and -ten

English

English numbers
100
 <  9 10 11  > 
1
    Cardinal : ten
    Ordinal : tenth
    Multiplier : tenfold

Numeral

ten

  1. (cardinal) The number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Arabic numerals (base ten) as 10, in binary (base two) as 1010, in hexadecimal (base sixteen) as A, and in Roman numerals as X.

Related terms

Translations

Noun

ten (countable and uncountable, plural tens)

  1. (uncountable) The number following nine.
  2. (countable, card games) A card in a given suit with a value of ten.
  3. (countable) A denomination of currency with a value of ten units.
  4. (countable, US, slang) A perfect specimen, (chiefly) a physically attractive person.
  5. (countable, US, slang) A high level of intensity

Synonyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Coordinate terms

See also

Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
ace deuce, two three four five six seven
eight nine ten jack queen king joker

Translations

Anagrams


Cornish

Noun

ten

  1. Hard mutation of den.
  2. Mixed mutation of den.

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ten m (demonstrative nominative singular masculine animate)

  1. the; this; that

Declension


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tən/

Etymology

A contraction of te + den.

Contraction

ten

  1. to the, at the
    ten goede of ten kwade «For better or for worse»
    ten dele partly
    ten tijde van during the time of

Usage notes

"ten" is part of many fossilized idiomatic expressions.
"ten" is commonly used in Dutch family names such as Corrie ten Boom, Bernhard ten Brink, Marti ten Kate, and Simeon ten Holt.

Derived terms

Related terms

Anagrams


Galician

Verb

ten

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ter
  2. second-person singular imperative of ter

Japanese

Romanization

ten

  1. rōmaji reading of てん
  2. rōmaji reading of テン

Lithuanian

Adverb

ten

  1. there

Lojban

Rafsi

ten

  1. rafsi of tcena.

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɛn]

Determiner

ten (feminine ta, neuter to, dual tej, plural te)

  1. this

Declension


Pipil

Etymology

From Proto-Nahuan *teːn-. Compare Classical Nahuatl tēntli (lips).

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /teːŋ/
  • (Izalco) IPA(key): /teŋ/

Noun

-tēn (plural -tejtēn)

  1. mouth
    Muchi tikishtukak tik muten kwak tishulutzin katka
    You used to put everything in your mouth when you were a little baby
  2. edge, brim
    Shiktema ishta ma ne at ajsi ne iten ne tzutzukul
    Fill it up until the water reaches the edge of the jug
  3. opening
    Inat ka ini tepet kishtia pukti tik iten
    They say this volcano expels smoke form its “opening” (its crater)

Derived terms

  • -tēnpan (edge)
  • -tēnshīpal (lip)
  • -tēntzun (moustache” or “beard)
  • tēnkal (door”, “doorway)
  • tēntzin (window)
  • tēntzakka (lid” or “door)
  • -tēnnāmiki (to kiss)
  • tēnpēlua (to open one's mouth)

Relational

-tēn

  1. on the edge, outside
    Tejchishket ka iten ne shaput
    They waited outside the cave

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [t̪ɛ̃n̪]

Pronoun

ten m

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

Declension

Note: In the accusative singular, the form tego is used for masculine personal and animate nouns, while ten is used for masculine inanimate nouns.


Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tъ, from Proto-Indo-European *só

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛn/

Pronoun

ten m

  1. (demonstrative) this (nearby)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -en

Verb

ten

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of tener.

Swedish

Noun

ten c

  1. a rod, a stick (of metal or wood)

Declension

Inflection of ten 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ten tenen tenar tenarna
Genitive tens tenens tenars tenarnas

See also


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English ten.

Numeral

ten

  1. ten

Usage notes

Used when counting; see also tenpela.


Turkish

Etymology

From Persian تن (tan).

Noun

ten (definite accusative teni, plural tenler)

  1. skin
  2. body
  3. (dialectal) **** of a cow

Declension

References

  • ten”, in Türkiye'de halk ağzından derleme sözlüğü [Compilation Dictionary of Popular Speech in Turkey] (in Turkish), Ankara: Türk Dil Kurumu, 1963–1982