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Definition of Ten

  • One more than nine; twice five.
  • The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects.
  • A symbol representing ten units, as 10, x, or X.
  • one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
  • the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

How to use ten in a sentence. Ten pronunciation.

The excited guests were now knocking at the doors of Cairene notables, bent upon gossip of the night's events, or were scouring the bazaars for ears into which to pour the tale of how David was exalted and Nahoum was brought low; how, before them all, Kaid had commanded Nahoum to appear at the Palace in the morning at eleven, and the Inglesi, as they had named David, at ten.
This is ten thousand titles each to one hundred million readers, which is only about 4% of the present number of computer users.
His good-natured Excellency was much annoyed at the gossip his henchmen created-especially when there arose a rumor that they were paid assassins of his, brought along to quietly reduce the democratic vote when desirable! Mrs. O'Flannigan was boarding and lodging them at ten dollars a week apiece, and they were cheerfully giving their notes for it.
There were ten or twelve of them.
That morning we could have whipped ten such people as we were the day before -sick ones at any rate.
The widow Brewster had "struck it rich" in the "Golden Fleece" and sold ten feet for $18,000-hadn't money enough to buy a crape bonnet when Sing-Sing Tommy killed her husband at Baldy Johnson's wake last spring.
The conveyance from Star City (its locality) to Virginia City will cost seventy dollars per ton; from Virginia to San Francisco, forty dollars per ton; from thence to Liverpool, its destination, ten dollars per ton.
An hour before, I would have felt opulent if I had owned ten feet in a Gold Hill mine whose ore produced twenty-five dollars to the ton; now I was already annoyed at the prospect of having to put up with mines the poorest of which would be a marvel in Gold Hill.
We could really have accomplished the journey in ten days if we had towed the horses behind the wagon, but we did not think of that until it was too late, and so went on shoving the horses and the wagon too when we might have saved half the labor.
Once we made twenty-five miles in a day, and once we made forty miles (through the Great American Desert), and ten miles beyond-fifty in all -in twenty-three hours, without halting to eat, drink or rest.
He said it might be a mile deep and ten miles long, for all we knew; and that wherever we bored into it above ground or below, we would find gold and silver in it, but no gold or silver in the meaner rock it was cased between.
She hath only this one shew of Temperance, that let any Gentleman send for Ten Pottles of Wine in her House, he shall have but Ten Quarts; and if he want it that way, let him pay for't and take it out in Stew'd flesh.
And besides what my Mistress got, I am sure I had ten Guineas given me by an Esquire for parting with my Maiden-head; which I had parted with many years past; and yet I sold it to new Customers several times after.
And it happened to him that was the most Civil of the Two; And he was to tarry with me till Ten a Clock at Night, at my New Lodgings, and then to go home, for he cou'd not stay all Night.
He walked cheerfully forward, and his mind recurred to the centurion's speech that he could if he list, "tread him down like a worm," and he laughed again softly, for he was quite aware that he was ten times as strong as Phoebicius, and formerly he had overthrown the braggart Arkesilaos of Kyrene and his cousin, the tall Xenophanes, both at once in the sand of the Palaestra.
It must have been a life of gross self-indulgence that had made the woman look at least ten years older.
The call lasted only for ten minutes, and Emmeline felt that her companion was disappointed.
At half-past ten, Louise was still sitting out of doors in the dark.
From ten o'clock to eight next morning she slept soundly.
It was ten o'clock; Louise had not yet returned, but might do so any moment.

Examples of Ten

Example #1
But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
Example #2
CHAPTER VII THE COMPACT One by one the lights went out in the Palace.
Example #3
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Example #4
The time it takes us, a rather conservative estimate, is fifty hours to get any eBook selected, entered, proofread, edited, copyright searched and analyzed, the copyright letters written, etc.
Example #5
They were perfectly satisfied, but Bridget presently found that notes that could not be discounted were but a feeble constitution for a Carson boarding-house.
Example #6
They were popularly known as the "Irish Brigade," though there were only four or five Irishmen among all the Governor's retainers.