Definition of Forty in English :

Define Forty in English

Forty meaning in English

Meaning of Forty in English

Pronunciation of Forty in English

Forty pronunciation in English

Pronounce Forty in English

Forty

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Noun

1. 40, forty, xl

the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four

Adjective

2. 40, forty, twoscore, xl

being ten more than thirty

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Forty

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noun plural -ties
1. 
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
See also number (sense 1)
2. 
a numeral, 40, XL, etc, representing this number
3. 
something representing, represented by, or consisting of 40 units
determiner
4. 
a. 
amounting to forty
forty thieves
b. 
(as pronoun)
there were forty in the herd

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Forty

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adjective
1. 
four times ten
nounWord forms: plural ˈforties
2. 
the cardinal number between thirty-nine and forty-one; 40; XL

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Forty

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n. pl. for·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 4 × 10.
2. forties
a. A decade or the numbers from 40 to 49: They stopped smoking in their forties. At night the temperature fell into the forties.
b. often Forties The decade from 40 to 49 in a century.

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