View synonyms for thirty-eight


[ thur-tee-eyt ]


  1. a cardinal number, 30 plus 8.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 38 or XXXVIII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 38 in number.
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One hundred thirty-eight major warships with 221 smaller combat vessels would support them in the assault.

The route taken by the stolen art objects is now well documented: the German forces looted about thirty-eight thousand apartments.

In his career, he's walked home many runs, but in more than thirty-eight hundred innings, Palmer has never given up a grand slam.

According to the Pentagon, thirty-eight military men are sexually assaulted every single day.

Thirty-eight percent of the subjects had not expected that such an encounter was even possible.

In December, 1781, thirty-eight publicans were fined for allowing "tippling" on Sundays.

This same engine is still at work, and her regular duty is from thirty-six to thirty-eight millions.

On a division the bill was lost by one hundred and thirty-two against thirty-eight.

On a division, the motion to omit all the appropriation clauses was carried by one hundred and thirty-eight against forty-one.

The second reading of the bill, however, in the house of lords was negatived by thirty-eight against twenty-two.





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