[ fif-tee-eyt ]


  1. a cardinal number, 50 plus 8.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 58 or LVIII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 58 in number.
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Example Sentences

Fifty-eight children took part in a trial into polio and diptheria vaccines in December 1960.

Corrections officers commit suicide at alarmingly high rates and their average life expectancy is fifty-eight years.

But a dashing, magnetic fifty-eight-year-old matinee idol with three ex-wives notched on his bedpost?

Fifty-eight percent of us want to expand the fence on the Mexican border.

He was only fifty-eight, he only left you a dozen million dollars, but you loved him and you were faithful!

On a division, the resolution was carried by a majority of two hundred and eighty-five against two hundred and fifty-eight.

On a division it was carried by a large majority, the numbers being two hundred and sixty-two against one hundred and fifty-eight.

Their total number was about fifty-eight thousand, but they were superior to their enemy in artillery.

There were fifty-eight of us in my graduating class—that's 1940—and exactly thirty turned up for the tenth reunion.