ten


ten
ten [ten] number, n
[: Old English; Origin: tien]
1.) the number 10
Snow had been falling steadily for ten days.
I need to be home by ten (=ten o'clock) .
At the time, she was about ten (=ten years old) .
2.) ten to one informal
used to say that something is very likely
Ten to one he'll have forgotten all about it tomorrow.
3.) be ten a penny
BrE informal to be very common and therefore not special or unusual
be a dime a dozen atdime
4.) (get) ten out of ten (for sth)
BrE used in schools to give a perfect mark, or humorously to praise someone
You get ten out of ten for effort, Simon.
5.)
a piece of paper money that is worth ten dollars or ten pounds
I reached inside my purse and handed him a ten.

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