fourteen fourteen  /ˈfɔr ˈtin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
  2. (adj) being one more than thirteen

Synonym(s)

xiv, 14

Usage(s):

  1. Marjane Satrapi spent the first fourteen years of her life in Tehran, as the daughter of well-educated, middle-class, left-wing parents.
  2. In the summer of 1955, fourteen-year-old Till traveled from his native Chicago to visit his uncle in Money, Mississippi, a small town in Delta cotton country.
  3. The surge in attacks comes fourteen years after the fall of Somalia's last effective central government.

News

  1. Local residents to serve during homicide trial

    Fourteen Wood County residents will help decide whether an Illinois man is guilty of killing his former girlfriend and her unborn child.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

  2. Teaching children to dream

    Fourteen-year-old Rasheem Manning and 15-year-old Osaze Barnes now know how important it is to dream big.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Wilson Times

  3. Smith County judge: 'What does every kid want? They want their family'

    Fourteen children were adopted Friday morning in Smith County."Our kids are just kids, and what does every kid want? They want their family," said Judge Carole Clark.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KLTV 7 Tyler

Quotes

  1. "It wasn'ta good finish for me, but I played really well today," Mickelson stated. "Fourteen holes I hit a lot of good shots, a lot of good putts. I'm turning 63s and 64s into 70s, and that's kind of what happened today. I couldn't get any...
    on Aug 3, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Sports Network

  2. "His contribution has been immeasurable. I value his judgment and I treasure his friendship," Bush said in a statement. "Since coming to work for me fourteen years ago as I prepared to run for governor, Dan has become a husband and a father....
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  3. "When we say we were smoldering hot in Nashville, we really mean it," cracked Watson, whose other hits include "Fourteen Carat Mind" and "Paper Rosie."
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Gene Watson Source: Washington Post

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