**Nine"ty** (?), a. [See Nine, and cf. Forty.]

Nine times ten; eighty-nine and one more; as, **ninety** men.

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**Nine"ty**, n.; pl. Nineties ().

**1.**

The sum of nine times ten; the number greater by a unit than eighty-nine; ninety units or objects.

**2.**

A symbol representing ninety units, as 90 or xc.

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