- (in a mixed number) the position of the second digit to the left of the decimal point.
- (in a whole number) the position of the second digit from the right.
Origin of ten
Definition for ten (2 of 3)
Definition for ten (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for ten
Ten of the callers identified the man as Jason Polanco of the Bronx.
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.
I first saw Marvin when I was ten years old, living with my parents in Arlington, Virginia.
I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.
Everything turned around and we pulled it together, got our act together for the big ten.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I have walked, on an average, about ten miles a-day since at Grfenberg.Every Man his own Doctor|R. T. Claridge
Then I was conducted to the boilers, a row of ten, sunk underground in the solid rock, below the level of the shrubbery.A Month in Yorkshire|Walter White
I thought him ten years less, and he spoke with the dogmatism of youth.The Grey Room|Eden Phillpotts
The country for five to ten miles to the east of our track appeared open and grassy, basalt being the prevailing rock.Journals of Australian Explorations|A C and F T Gregory
Of our ten animals, six were intended for riding, and four for carrying cargoes, each taking turn about.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World|Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for ten
- amounting to tenten tigers
- (as pronoun)to sell only ten
Related formsRelated adjective: decimalRelated prefixes: deca-, deci-
Word Origin for ten
Medicine definitions for ten
Idioms and Phrases with ten
see count to ten; not touch with a ten-foot pole.