Words nearby fortieth
How to use fortieth in a sentence
Now, with his fortieth birthday approaching, he decided it was time to retire.
Consider that Israel, at a total population of 7.3 million, is under one-fortieth the size of the USA, at over 300 million.
Fortieth-day gatherings of commemoration and national strikes turned the tide against the ill-fated Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.
Dr. and Mrs. Burton just celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary.
Elderly matrons—and in Turkey every lady is an elderly matron in her fortieth year—are passionately devoted to this enjoyment.
To be exact he did not go the length of the block between Thirty-ninth and Fortieth.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
Scotland was assigned a very moderate share of the land tax (under one-fortieth), and was exempted from certain stamp duties.
His constitution, exhausted by dissipation, rapidly gave way, and he died before he had reached his fortieth year.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Eight editions of the pamphlet appeared in 1602, and the fortieth edition before the end of the following century.
British Dictionary definitions for fortieth
- being the ordinal number of forty in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc. Often written: 40th
- (as noun)he was the fortieth
- one of 40 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a fortieth part