Definition of Ninth

1. Noun. Position nine in a countable series of things. "Going into the ninth they were a run ahead"

Generic synonyms: Rank



2. Adjective. Coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position.
Exact synonyms: 9th
Similar to: Ordinal

3. Noun. One part in nine equal parts.
Exact synonyms: One-ninth
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction

Definition of Ninth

1. a. Following the eight and preceding the tenth; coming after eight others.

2. n. The quotient of one divided by nine; one of nine equal parts of a thing; the next after the eighth.

Definition of Ninth

1. Adjective. The ordinal form of the number nine. ¹

2. Noun. The person or thing in the ninth position. ¹

3. Noun. One of nine equal parts of a whole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ninth

1. one of nine equal parts [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ninth

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ninjitsus
ninjutsu
ninjutsus
ninnies
ninny
ninnyhammer
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ninnyism
ninnyisms
ninon
ninons
ninpo
ninteenth
ninth (current term)
ninth-day erythema
ninth chord
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ninth cranial nerve
ninth grade
ninth grades
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ninut
niobate
niobates
niobatian
niobe
niobian

Literary usage of Ninth

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1. A System of Harmony: Founded on Key Relationship, by Means of which a by Hugh Archibald Clarke, Homer Albert Norris (1903)
"THE CHORD OF THE DOMINANT ninth. The chord of the dominant ninth is formed by adding another third to a dominant seventh chord. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Until the ninth century uncials predominated. (Manuscripts in epigraphical capitals were not found in the East as in the West.) In the ninth century there ..."

3. The Lancet (1898)
"IT will be remembered that the ninth International Congress of Hygiene and .... The ninth section is devoted to the means of preventing the spread of ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1897)
"167 TWENTY-ninth ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. THE Twenty-ninth Annual General Meeting was held in the Library of the Institute, Northumberland Avenue, ..."

5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: This will be the ninth Fruit Growers Convention and the fifth held under the auspices of the State Board of Horticulture. ..."

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