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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forty  \For"ty\  (f[^o]r"t[y^]),  a.  [OE.  forti,  fourti,  fowerti 
  AS  fe['o]wertig;  fe['o]wer  four  +  suff.  -tig  ten  akin  to 
  OS  fiwartig  fiartig  D.  veertig  G.  vierzig  Icel. 
  fj["o]rut[=i]u,  Sw  fyratio  Dan.  fyrretyve  Goth.  fidw[=o]r 
  tigjus  See  {Four},  and  {Ten},  and  cf  {Fourteen}.] 
  Four  times  ten  thirty-nine  and  one  more 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forty  \For"ty\,  n.;  pl  {Forties}  (-t[i^]z). 
  1.  The  sum  of  four  tens;  forty  units  or  objects. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  expressing  forty  units;  as  40,  or  xl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forty 
  adj  :  being  ten  more  than  thirty  [syn:  {40},  {xl},  {twoscore}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  product  of  ten  and  four 
  [syn:  {40},  {XL}] 




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