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Definition of Nine

  • Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.
  • The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.
  • A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.
  • A group of nine people; as, the New York ninea baseball team.
  • one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
  • a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
  • the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

How to use nine in a sentence. Nine pronunciation.

Possession's nine points were with me; and here I sat and faced him; and here he stormed, and would do this and should do that; and I went on with my work.
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Death, murder, crime in Egypt was not a nine days' wonder; it scarce outlived one day.
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So we went down the mountain side and worked a week; at the end of which time we had blasted a tunnel about deep enough to hide a hogshead in, and judged that about nine hundred feet more of it would reach the ledge.
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And therefore that afternoon, pretends to have Receive'd a Letter obliging him to meet a Gentleman the next Morning between Four and Five a Clock at _Westminster_ to treat with him about a parcel of Goods which he was to go and see, and should not be back again till nine a Clock.
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His mother died when he was a baby, his father when he was only nine.
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After nine months' absence, Tolstoi returned to Russia in April 1861.
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Holy Vladimir, with his Byzantine priests, brought no living Christianity into the land, and the common Russian had not been brought into contact with it during the nine hundred years which have elapsed since.
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From nine in the morning till three in the afternoon she suffered indescribable pain.
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Hiring a horse noted for endurance, at nine o'clock at night-dark, threatening-he set out.
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In the corner of the room, were two little girls, apparently from nine to twelve years of age, playing.
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In about three months after my marriage, I fell ill, and my illness continued for more than nine months.
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A little girl only nine years old, named Sutherland, living at Platteville, Col., was recently saved from death by ferocious forest wolves as follows: The child went with her father on a cold afternoon to the woods to find the cattle, and was told to follow the calves home, while the father continued his search for the cows.
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Besides, though with nothing but his hands to depend on when he began this course, he paid the whole debt of $1,100 with interest, though it took him nine years to do it.
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In their distress the pilgrims set apart a day of humiliation and prayer, and continued their worship for eight or nine hours.
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But for this fight, two things were necessary,-time and secrecy; as to their time, it was employed from four or five in the morning till nine in the evening, almost constantly, and secrecy was not maintained.
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But this curious sight was not only seen in the Tuileries and neighboring districts, but at half-past nine in streets far removed from the chateau, and in all parts of Paris, people could be seen stopping to count with emotion the discharges of the cannon.
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On the evening of the 20th of March at nine o'clock the King of Rome was anointed in the chapel of the Tuileries.
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Madame Blanchard had received orders to hold herself in readiness to set out at half-past nine at a given signal.
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At nine o'clock, the balloon being filled, she entered the basket, and was carried to the end of the basin of the swans, in front of the chateau; and until the moment of departure she remained in this position, above the height of the tallest trees, and thus for more than half an hour could be seen by all the spectators present at the fete.
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At half- past nine, a gun fired from the chateau having given the expected signal, the cords which held the balloon were cut; and immediately the intrepid aeronaut could be seen rising majestically into the air before the eyes of the crowd assembled in the throne room.
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Examples of Nine

Example #1
Then he would buy my Colisyum, and I wouldn't sell it for all his puffball lordship might offer.
Example #2
I had but come back in time-a day later, and he would have sat here and seen me in the Pit below before giving way.
Example #3
When a man was gone none troubled.
Example #4
He at once surmised that Foorgat's body had been carried out of the Palace; no doubt that it might not be thought he had come to his death by command of Kaid.
Example #5
I resigned again, and the other boys only held out one day longer.
Example #6
We decided that a tunnel was the thing we wanted.