# ten

### Numeral

(*head*)
(cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after nine and before eleven, represented in Roman numerals as X, in Arabic numerals (and base ten) as 10, and in the hexadecimal system (base 16) as A.
#### Related terms

* tenth
### Noun

(uncountable) The number following nine.
(countable) (* *) The card between the nine and jack in a given suit.
(countable) A monetary denomination worth ten units.
(countable, US, slang) A superb specimen.
# (countable, slang) A beautiful or sexy person; a person whom one gives the highest possible rating on a 1-to-10 scale of attractiveness.
#### See also

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### Derived terms

(*Derived terms*)
* five-and-ten
* five will get you ten
* hang ten
* ten a penny
* ten-cent/ten-cent store
* ten-eighty
* ten foot pole
* ten-four
* ten-gallon hat
* ten o'clock/ten-o'clock
* ten-pin/ten-pin bowling
* ten pound tourist
* ten-pounder
* ten-speed
* top ten
* Ten Commandments
### Related terms

* tenner
* tenfold
* tenth
### Synonyms

* (*Roman numerals*): *X *
#### Coordinate terms

** **Previous **: nine ()
** **Next **: eleven ()
### See also

* deca-