[t_ˈɛ_n], [tˈɛn], [tˈɛn]
Definitions of ten

the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

One more than nine; twice five.

The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and five; ten units of objects.

A symbol representing ten units, as 10, x, or X.

The sum of five and five; ten units; a sign for ten units, as 10 or x.

Twice five.

A figure denoting ten units, as 10 or X.

Sum of two fives.

Nine and one.

The number twice five, or a figure denoting it.

Nine and one more.
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Usage examples for ten

It won't take you longer than ten minutes. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil

And she said, " Go, my dear, if I wait ten years for you." – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas QuillerCouch

Have an apple orchard of twenty trees, most of them ten years old. – The Apple by Various

" Tell them I will see them in ten minutes," said the banker. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman

He'd been here ten minutes, and he'd told me the story of his life. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford

In ten minutes, I'm off. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc

And so there were ten of them. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope

They were there for ten days or so, while they did their business with me. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher

I don't know that I was ever ten minutes in his company that you were not there also. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope

Just you sit and wait here for ten minutes. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston

Of a certain minister it is said " He can do more in ten minutes than most men do in a day." – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs

But there are two other things I want for that ten thousand. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London

But not one day over ten weeks, so help me! – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst

And he was for ten years. – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath

" I'll be back in ten," she said. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow

Only ten minutes more to wait. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

Don't forget that you have lived in fear of me for ten long years." – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch

" I'm more than a dozen years older than you are, close to ten years older than Isadore. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards

The answer was, she had left the hotel about ten days. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault

Think of it for ten years I've never known a minute when I wasn't afraid of death! – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair