Definitions of decade

  1. a period of 10 years Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An aggregate of ten. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. A period of ten years; a set of ten. decad. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. An aggregate of ten, as years. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for decade

  1. Although the conquest of the Tetons has largely been accomplished within the decade just closed, the beginnings of mountaineering go back nearly a century. – Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park by United States Dept. of the Interior
  2. The personnel of the California Legislature of 1909, was, all things considered, better than that of any other Legislature that has assembled in California in a decade or more. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn