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adjective as in having nine of something

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noun as in nine of something

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This was nine fewer than what he needed just two years ago when 426 members of the House voted.

The Via Dolorosa ends at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and is marked by nine stations of the cross.

Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.

If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.

Nine new Republican senators will swear their oaths of office.

In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.

Dinner occurred in the middle of the day, and about nine in the evening was an informal but copious supper.

He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.

His holy book says: There is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just men.

A small boy of three years and nine months on receiving from his nurse the familiar order, "Come here!"


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nine, such as: ninth, nonagon, enneadic, and novenary.

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