Definition of Fourteen

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

Exact synonyms: 14, Xiv
Generic synonyms: Large Integer



2. Adjective. Being one more than thirteen.
Exact synonyms: 14, Xiv
Similar to: Cardinal

Definition of Fourteen

1. a. Four and ten more; twice seven.

2. n. The sum of ten and four; forteen units or objects.

Definition of Fourteen

1. Number. The cardinal number occurring after thirteen and before fifteen, represented in Roman numerals as XIV and in Arabic numerals as 14. ¹

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Definition of Fourteen

1. a number [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourteen

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fourragere
fourrageres
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fourragères
fourrier
fourriers
fours
fourscore
fourses
foursies
foursome reel
foursomes
foursquare
fourteen (current term)
fourteen hundred
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fourteenpence
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fourteens
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fourteenths
fourth

Literary usage of Fourteen

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne, Andrew Alphonsus MacErlean (1913)
"The Congregations of Propaganda (4 May, 1774) and the Holy Office (1 July, 1882) forbid children under fourteen years of age to act as sponsors at ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1856)
"Our good primate was never suspended from his episcopacy, nor saw an intruder of any age, much less a beardless boy of fourteen, pushed into the throne of ..."

3. Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways, Throughout by Joseph Priestley (1831)
"For Iron, Drass, Copper and all other Minerals, for fourteen Days } n 8 per Ton ortes 1 For the like, for any Time exceeding fourteen Days, per Week. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"Macerate for fourteen days, express, and filter, It may also be prepared by ... Mace- of organized bodies, running in all d'iref- rate for fourteen days, ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1895)
"From June 15, 1895, the patient, now fourteen years old and well developed, had again similar symptoms. She could not sit quietly, she had frequent ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"Accordingly at the age of fourteen he began to learn drawing from Patrick ... The first fourteen plates which he etched on his own account were published by ..."

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