from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The ordinal number matching the number 90 in a series.
  • noun One of 90 equal parts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Next in order or rank after the eighty-ninth or before the ninety-first: an ordinal numeral: as, the ninetieth man.
  • Being one of ninety: as, a ninetieth part.
  • noun A ninetieth part; the quotient of unity divided by ninety: as, two ninetieths.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quotient of a unit divided by ninety; one of ninety equal parts of anything.
  • noun The next in order after the eighty-ninth.
  • adjective Next in order after the eighty-ninth.
  • adjective Constituting or being one of ninety equal parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective The ordinal form of the number ninety.
  • noun The person or thing in the ninetieth position.
  • noun One of ninety equal parts of a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun position 90 in a countable series of things
  • adjective the ordinal number of ninety in counting order


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