- nounthe cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system (Freq. 4)• Hypernyms: ↑large integeradjectivebeing one more than nine (Freq. 69)• Similar to: ↑cardinal
* * *the upper end of a rating scale, with 10 indicating the best or a perfect score: That new novel is wonderful - I'd rate it a 10.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.