Definition of Fifteen

1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one.

Exact synonyms: 15, Xv
Generic synonyms: Large Integer



2. Adjective. Being one more than fourteen.
Exact synonyms: 15, Xv
Similar to: Cardinal

Definition of Fifteen

1. a. Five and ten; one more than fourteen.

2. n. The sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects.

Definition of Fifteen

1. Number. The cardinal number occurring after fourteen (14) and before sixteen (16). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fifteen

1. a number [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fifteen

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fifteen (current term)
fifteen hundred
fifteen minutes
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Literary usage of Fifteen

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"fifteen grave and learned At'GTRS observed the face of the heavens, ... fifteen keepers of the Sibylline books (their name of Qui N DECEMVIRS was derived ..."

2. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (1920)
"SHE plunged into the chilly equinoctial darkness as the clock struck ten, for her fifteen miles' walk under the steely stars. In lonely districts night is a ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"A chronic catarrhal enteritis has constantly existed in 1 since his first attack of colic fifteen months 1 Its absence in this case ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"While the total number of papers and books listed increased only about one third during this period of fifteen years those by American authors increased ..."

5. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"His fifteen Whether Procopius held precisely this relation to intimacy Belisarius during all the fifteen years that they were with the . '"' , . ..."

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