What is another word for sixteen?

Pronunciation: [sɪkstˈiːn] (IPA)

There are numerous synonyms for the word "sixteen". Some of the most common ones include "16", "XVI", "a score and six", "sixteen years old", "a sweet sixteen", and "a teenage milestone". In some cultures, the age of sixteen is considered a significant milestone as it marks the transition into adulthood. Therefore, it is not surprising that there are various terms used to refer to this particular age. Whether you are writing an essay, a birthday card, or simply conversing with someone, it is helpful to have a range of synonyms at your disposal to prevent repetition and make your writing or speech more interesting.

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  • Equivalence

    • Cardinal number
      16.
    • Adjective
      16.
    • Proper noun, singular
      16.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      16.
  • Independent

    • Cardinal number
      160, 16th, ages, 16.0, .16, -16, 16:16, 16-, 16..
    • Adjective
      16th, 16-bit, 16-, to16.
    • Proper noun, singular
      16th, 16-.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      16th.
  • Other Related

    • Interjection
      16.

What are the hypernyms for Sixteen?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for sixteen?

Sixteen is a number that falls between fifteen and seventeen on the number line. In terms of antonyms, there is no direct opposite or antonym for the word sixteen. However, some possible opposite concepts or antonyms for sixteen could be zero, none, or empty, as they represent the absence of any quantity or number. Other antonyms can include different numbers such as one, two, or any number that reflects a quantity less than or greater than sixteen. Ultimately, the concept of an antonym does not necessarily apply to numbers, but rather to words with opposite meanings.

What are the antonyms for Sixteen?

Usage examples for Sixteen

Of course she may have been when she first married poor Maule, a matter of fifteen to sixteen years ago.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
It seemed to Mary that the greatest sorrow of her sixteen years had come.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
The floor measured sixteen feet in length and twelve feet in width.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Sixteen

  • I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old.
    Clay Aiken
  • The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers.
    John Britton
  • I was signed to MGM. I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
    Solomon Burke
  • I mean, that's another big surprise of the show, is that I see sixteen year old people who recognize me and they're honest, for-real fans of the show. And it goes down to nine months. I mean, I've heard of nine month to year-old children who are watching the show.
    Steve Burns
  • If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
    John Cage

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