noun. ['dɛˈkeɪd, ˈdɛkeɪd'] a period of 10 years.
- time period
- period of time
Words that Rhyme with Decade
Example sentences of the word decade
1. Noun, singular or mass
These colors went well with most décor and were used into the next decade.
Quotes containing the word decade
1. Art is for anyone. It just isn't for everyone. Still, over the past decade, its audience has hugely grown, and that's irked those outside the art world, who get irritated at things like incomprehensibility or money.
- Jerry Saltz
2. Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
- Larry Craig
3. I was born in the '60s and grew up in the '70s - not exactly the best decade for food in British history. It was horrendous. It was a time when, as a nation, we excelled in art and music and acting and photography and fashion - all creative skills... all apart from cooking.
- Heston Blumenthal
noun. ['dɛˈkeɪd, ˈdɛkeɪd'] the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system.
- work time
- time off