twen·ty /ˈtwɛnti, ˈtwʌn-/
1. One more than nineteen; twice ten; as, twenty men.
2. An indefinite number more or less that twenty.
Maximilian, upon twenty respects, could not have been the man. --Bacon.
Twen·ty, n.; pl. Twenties
1. The number next following nineteen; the sum of twelve and eight, or twice ten; twenty units or objects; a score.
2. A symbol representing twenty units, as 20, or xx.
adj : denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units [syn: 20,
n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
[syn: 20, XX]
2: a United States bill worth 20 dollars [syn: twenty dollar