noun, plural fif·ties.
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How to use fifty in a sentence
Gävle Goat must be dreading the imminent holiday and his fifty-fifty chance of destruction.
For more than fifty years, women have been talking about what it means to be a woman.
Fifty years ago, we were just beginning to learn some important lessons from natural disasters, epidemics, and manmade tragedies.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction|Sean B. Carroll|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Executing your dreams at forty or fifty," Pragnell says, "is just a bit too late.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you get the kind of discharge I had, they give you a suit and fifty dollars.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
British Dictionary definitions for fifty
noun plural -ties
- amounting to fiftyfifty people
- (as pronoun)fifty should be sufficient