Definition of Seventy-two

1. Adjective. Being two more than seventy.

Exact synonyms: 72, Lxxii
Similar to: Cardinal



Definition of Seventy-two

1. Number. The cardinal number immediately following seventy-one and preceding seventy-three. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seventy-two

seventy-five
seventy-four
seventy-fours
seventy-fourth
seventy-nine
seventy-ninth
seventy-one
seventy-oneth
seventy-second
seventy-seven
seventy-seventh
seventy-six
seventy-sixth
seventy-third
seventy-three
seventy-two (current term)
seventyfold
seventyish
seventysomething
sever
severabilities
severability
severable
severable contract
several
several(a)
several(p)
several states
severalfold

Literary usage of Seventy-two

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1. Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum (1901)
"CHAPTER XII seventy-two days without a port—Whales and birds—A peep into the ... This occupied twenty-nine days more, making seventy-two days in all. ..."

2. Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to by Pennsylvania Provincial Council (1852)
"... thence South seventy-two degrees and three-quarters West three hundred and eight perches to a marked Ash Tree on the side of a small run, a little below ..."

3. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1872)
"And in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, the said board of supervisors are authorised and required to raise in the same manner the amount directed ..."

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