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abbreviation
thank you.
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Origin of TY

From its use in digital communications

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Other definitions for TY (2 of 4)

-ty1

a suffix of numerals denoting multiples of ten: twenty; thirty.

Origin of -ty

1
Middle English; Old English -tig; cognate with Old Frisian -tich,German -zig,Old Norse -tigr,Gothic -tigjus

Other definitions for TY (3 of 4)

-ty2

a suffix occurring in nouns of Latin origin, denoting quality, state, etc.: unity; enmity.

Origin of -ty

2
Middle English -te(e) <Old French -te(t) <Latin -tātem, accusative of -tās

Other definitions for TY (4 of 4)

Ty.

abbreviation
Territory.
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British Dictionary definitions for TY (1 of 2)

-ty1

suffix
denoting a multiple of tensixty; seventy

Word Origin for -ty

from Old English -tig ten

British Dictionary definitions for TY (2 of 2)

-ty2

suffix forming nouns
indicating state, condition, or qualitycruelty

Word Origin for -ty

from Old French -te, -tet, from Latin -tās, -tāt-; related to Greek -tēs
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