Ninetieth
Ninetieth Nine"ti*eth, n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by ninety; one of ninety equal parts of anything. [1913 Webster]

2. The next in order after the eighty-ninth. [1913 Webster]


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  • ninetieth — [nīn′tē ith] adj. [ME nyntithe < OE nigenteothan: see NINETY & TH2] 1. preceded by eighty nine others in a series; 90th 2. designating any of the ninety equal parts of something n. 1. the one following the eighty ninth …   English World dictionary

  • Ninetieth — Nine ti*eth, a. 1. Next in order after the eighty ninth. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituting or being one of ninety equal parts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ninetieth — late 14c., nyntithe; see NINETY (Cf. ninety) + TH (Cf. th). Replaced O.E. nigenteoþan …   Etymology dictionary

  • ninetieth — /nuyn tee ith/, adj. 1. next after the eighty ninth; being the ordinal number for 90. 2. being one of 90 equal parts. n. 3. a ninetieth part, esp. of one (1/90). 4. the ninetieth member of a series. [bef. 1100; ME nyntithe, OE nigenteotha. See… …   Universalium

  • ninetieth — [[t]na͟ɪntiəθ[/t]] ♦♦ ORD The ninetieth item in a series is the one that you count as number ninety. He celebrates his ninetieth birthday on Friday …   English dictionary

  • ninetieth — 1. adjective /ˈnaɪntiəθ/ The ordinal form of the number ninety. 2. noun /ˈnaɪntiəθ/ a) The person or thing in the ninetieth position. b) One of ninety equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • ninetieth — nine|ti|eth [ naıntiəθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 90: her ninetieth birthday 2. ) one of 90 equal parts of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ninetieth — nine·ti·eth || naɪntɪɪθ n. number 90 in a series; ninetieth part of 90 equal parts, 1/90 adj. next after the eighty ninth; being one of 90 equal parts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ninetieth — UK [ˈnaɪntɪəθ] / US number 1) in the place or position counted as number 90 her ninetieth birthday 2) one of 90 equal parts of something …   English dictionary

  • ninetieth — ninety ► CARDINAL NUMBER (pl. nineties) ▪ ten less than one hundred; 90. (Roman numeral: xc or XC.) DERIVATIVES ninetieth ordinal number …   English terms dictionary

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