What is another word for decade?

Pronunciation: [dˈɛke͡ɪd] (IPA)

Decade is a term used to define a period of ten years. However, there are various other synonyms that can be used in place of decade. One of the synonyms for decade is 'ten years.' Another synonym can be a 'decennium.' The term 'cycle' can also be used to replace decade, as it encompasses a period of ten years. Similarly, the term 'decemvirate' is another synonym used for the decade, which means a body of ten leaders. A 'score' is also a synonym that refers to a period of twenty years, and can be used in place of two decades. Lastly, the term 'one hundred months' can also be used synonymously with a decade.

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Usage examples for Decade

The Panama scandal was planned in view of the elections of 1893. During the decade following 1880 Ferdinand de Lesseps, the successful builder of the Suez Canal, had organized and tried to finance a company to construct a canal at Panama.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
About the middle of the decade he returned to Mainz and there also borrowed money, presumably again for the same object.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
From the point of view of the history of literature and thought there is much to be gained from the collection in large libraries of all books printed before 1501. From the point of view of the history of printing every decade of book-production has its interest, and the decade 1490 to 1500 among the rest.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Decade

  • Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
    Greg Anderson
  • The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part.
    Francesca Annis
  • The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade.
    Hannah Arendt
  • This is my seventh decade... and every once in a while I get a hankering to re-visit these songs again... songs with which I have had a great relationship.
    Eddy Arnold
  • Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft.
    Liberty Hyde Bailey

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