Definition of Eightieth

1. Noun. Position 80 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank

2. Adjective. The ordinal number of eighty in counting order.
Exact synonyms: 80th
Similar to: Ordinal

Definition of Eightieth

1. a. The next in order after seventy-ninth.

2. n. The quotient of a unit divided by eighty; one of eighty equal parts.

Definition of Eightieth

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

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

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

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Definition of Eightieth

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Medical Definition of Eightieth

1. 1. The next in order after seventy-ninth. 2. Consisting of one of eighty equal parts or divisions. Origin: From Eighty. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eightieth

eightfold way
eighth cranial nerve
eighth grade
eighth grades
eighth nerve
eighth nerve tumour
eighth note
eighth notes
eighth rest
eighth rests
eightieth (current term)
eightpenny nail

Literary usage of Eightieth

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1. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers by Whitelaw Reid (1868)
"THE eightieth OHIO was recruited principally in the counties of ... The eightieth was now ordered to Jacinto for the purpose of watching the movements of ..."

2. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"composed an address to Carlyle on his eightieth birthday. ... This eightieth year of thine sits crowned in light To lift our England from her fleshly mire: ..."

3. Eighty Years and More (1815-1897).: Reminiscences of Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1897)
"MY eightieth BIRTHDAY. WITHOUT my knowledge or consent, my lifelong friend, Susan B. Anthony, who always seems to appreciate homage tendered to me more ..."

4. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1912)
"Bishop Vincent's eightieth Anniversary Remarkable Tributes Treasured in His Birthday Gift Box IN preparation for Bishop Vincent's eightieth birthday some ..."

5. Elizabeth Cady Stanton as Revealed in Her Letters, Diary and Reminiscences by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Theodore Stanton, Harriot Stanton Blatch (1922)
"Chapter XXVI: My eightieth Birthday WTHOUT my knowledge my lifelong friend, Susan B. Anthony, who always seems to appreciate homage tendered to me more ..."

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