Definition of Tenth

1. Noun. A tenth part; one part in ten equal parts.

Exact synonyms: One-tenth, Ten Percent, Tenth Part
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction



2. Adjective. Coming next after the ninth and just before the eleventh in position.
Exact synonyms: 10th
Similar to: Ordinal

3. Noun. Position ten in a countable series of things.
Generic synonyms: Rank

Definition of Tenth

1. a. Next in order after the ninth; coming after nine others.

2. n. The next in order after the ninth; one coming after nine others.

Definition of Tenth

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

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

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tenth

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenth

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tentativeness
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tentered
tenterhook
tenterhooks
tentering
tenters
tentful
tentfuls
tenth (current term)
tenth-value layer
tenth century
tenth cranial nerve
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tenthredinides
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tentie
tentier
tentiest
tentifly

Literary usage of Tenth

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1. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1903)
"WE dedicate the last chapter of this book to the Want of survey of intellectual culture in the tenth century, and shall close it with a glance at the ..."

2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1897)
"The following is a complete catalogue of books belonging to the library: tenth CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES. 1. tenth Census of the US, 1880, Vol. 4. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1827)
"Nine days are allowed for the obsequies of the deceased pope, and the arrival of the absent cardinals: on the tenth, they are imprisoned, each with one ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"But e'er the tenth revolving day was run, ... On the tenth day a council is held to inquire why the Gods were angry ? ..."

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