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NOUN (3)

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one;
[syn: nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead]

2. a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together;
- Example: "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
[syn: baseball club, ball club, club, nine]

3. one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face;
[syn: nine-spot, nine]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten;
[syn: nine, 9, ix]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nine \nine\ (n[imac]n), a. [OE. nine, nihen, AS. nigon, nigan; akin to D. & LG. negen, OS. & OFries. nigun, OHG. niun, G. neun, Icel. n[imac]u, sw. nio, Dan. ni, Goth. niun, Ir. & Gael. naoi, W. naw, L. novem, Gr. 'enne`a, Skr. navan; of unknown origin. [root]307. Cf. Novembeer.] Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles. [1913 Webster] Nine men's morris. See Morris. Nine points circle (Geom.), a circle so related to any given triangle as to pass through the three points in which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the sides. It also passes through the three middle points of the sides of the triangle and through the three middle points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are between their common point of meeting and the angles of the triangle. The circle is hence called the nine points circle or six points circle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nine \Nine\, n. 1. The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix. [1913 Webster] 3. A group of nine people; as, the New York nine (a baseball team). [PJC] The Nine, the nine Muses. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nine adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten [syn: nine, 9, ix] n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one [syn: nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead] 2: a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together; "each club played six home games with teams in its own division" [syn: baseball club, ball club, club, nine] 3: one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face [syn: nine-spot, nine]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "nine": Nina from Carolina, cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven, ennead, enneastyle, first string, first team, five, nonage, nonagon, nonuplet, novena, platoon, reserves, rowing crew, second string, second team, squad, string, team, third string, varsity