noun, plural for·ties.
Examples from the Web for forty
Forty minutes later he says, ‘I think she may have chest injuries now.’Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was already over forty, had hardly a nickel in my pocket and this was the biggest break in my life.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Almost forty years later, it seems unlikely this will ever be the case.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We were on it for forty minutes of the film, a considerable part of our schedule.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It made sense with so many suspects at hand, less so with the tower entrance separated from them by a forty foot wall.
And there is the cave under the rock where Moses dwelt, when he fasted forty days and forty nights.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
The position was an awkward one, and Winthrope weighed thirty or forty pounds more than Miss Leslie.Into the Primitive|Robert Ames Bennet
At the end of the year the Russians were still besieging Przemysl, and their right was within forty miles of Cracow.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 3 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
His childhood and his youth may be considered from his birth till forty years of age.The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth|Lewis H. Berens
To accomplish this stroke it was necessary to travel forty leagues along the sea coast.The Great Company|Beckles Willson
British Dictionary definitions for forty
noun plural -ties
- amounting to fortyforty thieves
- (as pronoun)there were forty in the herd