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1. twelve

adjective. ['ˈtwɛlv'] denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units.

Synonyms

  • cardinal
  • dozen
  • 12

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • fifty-fifth
  • forty-third
  • 400th

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Words that Rhyme with Twelve

  • shelve
  • delve

Example sentences of the word twelve


1. Verb, base form
Choose to present a single rose or a bouquet of six or twelve roses.

2. Cardinal number
Every twelve months, each of these companies must provide you with one free report upon request.

Quotes containing the word twelve


1. In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

2. My name is Percy Jackson. I'm twelve years old. Until a few months ago, I was a boarding student at Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids in upstate New York.Am I a troubled kid?Yeah. You could say that.
- Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

3. Peter, you're twelve years old. I'm ten. They have a word for people our age. They call us children and they treat us like mice.
- Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

2. twelve-tone_music

noun. a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row).

Synonyms

  • 12-tone music
  • serialism
  • twelve-tone system
  • serial music

3. twelve-sided

adjective. having twelve sides.

Synonyms

  • many-sided

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • colourless

4. twelve-tone_system

noun. a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg; uses a tone row formed by the twelve semitones of the chromatic scale (and inverted or backward versions of the row).

Synonyms

  • 12-tone music
  • serialism
  • twelve-tone music
  • serial music

5. twelve

noun. ['ˈtwɛlv'] the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one.

Synonyms

  • large integer
  • dozen
  • XII
  • 12

Antonyms

  • 48th
  • hundred-and-fortieth
  • centesimal
  • thirty-second
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