Definition of Fiftieth

1. Noun. Position 50 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank

2. Adjective. The ordinal number of fifty in counting order.
Exact synonyms: 50th
Similar to: Ordinal

Definition of Fiftieth

1. a. Next in order after the forty-ninth; -- the ordinal of fifty.

2. n. One of fifty equal parts; the quotient of a unit divided by fifty.

Definition of Fiftieth

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

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

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

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Definition of Fiftieth

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

Medical Definition of Fiftieth

1. 1. Next in order after the forty-ninth; the ordinal of fifty. 2. Consisting of one of fifty equal parts or divisions. Origin: AS. Fiftigoa. See Fifty. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiftieth

fifth gears
fifth grade
fifth grades
fifth normal form
fifth part
fifth slip
fifth slips
fifth ventricle
fifth wheel
fifth wheels
fiftieth (current term)
fifty-cent piece
fifty-first state

Literary usage of Fiftieth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"ON the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the sailing of the Franklin ... For this day is the fiftieth anniversary of the departure of the Fox on her ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1865)
"1865. 8vo. pp. 129. Half Century Discourse. A Sermon delivered in Warwick, Mass., Oct. 12, 1864, it being Hie fiftieth Anniversary of the ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"The march was so tedious that the fiftieth regiment acd the ... Lieutenant- Colonel Stewart of the fiftieth, in command of the brigade, then obtained leave ..."

4. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1899)
"CELEBRATION OF THE fiftieth YEAR CANADIAN INSTITUTE. OF THE The Canadian Institute celebrated its fiftieth year by holding a Conversazione in the School of ..."

5. America: Or, A General Survey of the Political Situation of the Several by Alexander Hill Everett (1827)
"fiftieth Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.—Death of Messrs. Mams and Jefferson. DURING the time that I have been employed in preparing these ..."

6. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"But that the day should be the fiftieth anniversary of that event in which each had borne so conspicuous a part was a triple occurrence without parallel in ..."

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