sixty-three

adjective
being three more than sixty
Syn: ↑63, ↑lxiii
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 62 in number

sixty-three years

— see number table
II. pronoun, plural in construction
: 63 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated

sixty-three are here

sixty-three were found

III. noun
1. : three and 60 : three times 21 : seven times nine
2.
a. : 63 units or objects

a total of sixty-three

b. : a group or set of 63
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 63
4. : the 63d in a set or series

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/siks"tee three"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 3.
2. a symbol for this number, as 63 or LXIII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 63 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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