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Definitions of century

  1. ten 10s Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A hundred; as, a century of sonnets; an aggregate of a hundred things. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A period of a hundred years; as, this event took place over two centuries ago. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A division of the Roman people formed according to their property, for the purpose of voting for civil officers. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A hundred; a hundred years. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A hundred, or something consisting of a hundred in number: a hundred years. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A hundred years. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A period of a hundred years. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A period of 100 years. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A hundred; a period of a hundred years; a division of the Roman people or army. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for century

  1. There are hardly six people in a century who can master it. – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  2. We have had peace for a quarter of a century – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke