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# nine

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Noun, Noun Plural, Definite Article

## CIDE DICTIONARY

ninea. [OE. nine, nihen, AS. nigon, nigan; akin to D. & LG. negen, OS. & OFries. nigun, OHG. niun, G. neun, Icel. nīu, sw. nio, Dan. ni, Goth. niun, Ir. & Gael. naoi, W. naw, L. novem, Gr. 'enne`a, Skr. navan; of unknown origin. Novembeer.].
Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.  [1913 Webster]
Nine men's morris. See Morris. -- Nine points circle (Geom.), a circle so related to any given triangle as to pass through the three points in which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the sides. It also passes through the three middle points of the sides of the triangle and through the three middle points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are between their common point of meeting and the angles of the triangle. The circle is hence called the nine points circle or six points circle.
ninen.
•  The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.  [1913 Webster]
•  A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.  [1913 Webster]
•  A group of nine people; as, the New York nine (a baseball team).  [PJC]
The Nine, the nine Muses.

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

--n.
1 one more than eight, or one less than ten; the sum of five units and four units.
2 a symbol for this (9, ix, IX).
3 a size etc. denoted by nine.
4 a set or team of nine individuals.
5 the time of nine o'clock (is it nine yet?).
6 a card with nine pips.
7 (the Nine) the nine muses.

Idiom
dressed up to the nines dressed very elaborately. nine days' wonder a person or thing that is briefly famous. nine times out of ten nearly always. nine to five a designation of typical office hours.
Etymology
OE nigon f. Gmc

## THESAURUS

### nine

Nina from Carolina, cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven, ennead, enneastyle, first string, first team, five, nonage, nonagon, nonuplet, novena, platoon, reserves, rowing crew, second string, second team, squad, string, team, third string, varsity

## ROGET THESAURUS

### Five

N five, five, cinque, quint, quincux, six, half-a- dozen, half dozen, seven, eight, nine, three times three, dicker, ten, decade, eleven, twelve, dozen, thirteen, long dozen, baker's dozen, quintuplet, twenty, score, twenty-four, four and twenty, two dozen, twenty-five, five and twenty, quarter of a hundred, forty, two score, fifty, half a hundred, sixty, three score, seventy, three score and ten, eighty, four score, ninety, fourscore and ten, sestiad, hundred, centenary, hecatomb, century, hundredweight, cwt, one hundred and forty-four, gross, thousand, chiliad, millennium, thousand years, grand, myriad, ten thousand, ban, man, ten thousand years, banzai, lac, one hundred thousand, plum, million, thousand million, milliard, billion, trillion, five, quinary, quintuple, fifth, senary, sextuple, sixth, seventh, septuple, octuple, eighth, ninefold, ninth, tenfold, decimal, denary, decuple, tenth, eleventh, duodenary, duodenal, twelfth, in one's 'teens, thirteenth, vicesimal, vigesimal, twentieth, twenty-fourth, vicenary, vicennial, centuple, centuplicate, centennial, centenary, centurial, secular, hundredth, thousandth.