ten
Pronunciation
  • (RP, America) enPR: tĕn IPA: /tɛn/, [tʰɛn]
  • IPA: /tɪn/ (pin-pen)
Numeral
  1. cln en The number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Arabic numerals (base ten) as 10 and in Roman numerals as X.
Related terms Noun

ten

  1. A set or group with ten elements.
    We divided the chocolates into tens to hand out to Hallowe'en visitors.
  2. (countable, cards) A card in a given suit with a value of ten.
  3. (countable) A denomination of currency, such as a banknote, with a value of ten units. See also tenner.
    Can you give me two tens for this twenty?
  4. (countable, US, slang) A perfect specimen, (particularly) a physically attractive person.
  5. (countable, US, slang) A high level of intensity.
  6. (countable, rowing) The act of rowing ten strokes flat out.
    • 1911, The Cambridge Review (volume 32, page 486)
      At the 1,000-metres post we gave a ten, which raised our lead to 1⅔ lengths; the Belgians were rowing hard, but one felt that they still had plenty of spurting power.
    • 1982, Stanley French, Aspects of Downing history (page 105)
      Morris gave a ten, and an unbelievable surge ran through the boat, one that I had never felt before.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: деся́ток

TEN
Proper noun
  1. (sports) Abbreviation of Tennessee#English|Tennessee.



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