Definitions for FIFTHfɪfθ or, often, fɪθ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word FIFTH

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifth(noun)

    a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

  2. fifth(noun)

    position five in a countable series of things

    "he was fifth out of several hundred runners"

  3. one-fifth, fifth, fifth part, twenty percent(noun)

    one part in five equal parts

  4. fifth(adj)

    the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

  5. fifth, 5th(adj)

    coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position

Wiktionary

  1. fifth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the fifth position.

  2. fifth(Noun)

    One of five equal parts of a whole.

  3. fifth(Noun)

    The fifth gear of an engine.

  4. fifth(Noun)

    A quantity of liquor equal to one-fifth of a gallon, or, more commonly, 750 milliliters.

  5. fifth(Noun)

    The musical interval between one note and another five tones higher.

  6. fifth(Noun)

    The fifth voice in a polyphonic melody.

  7. fifth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number five.

  8. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    The Fifth Amendment.

  9. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    The right not to give self-incriminating testimony.

  10. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    Fifth Avenue.

  11. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    Fifth Street.

  12. Origin: From the name of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, protecting various rights in United States legal proceedings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifth(adj)

    next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five

  2. Fifth(adj)

    consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing

  3. Fifth(noun)

    the quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part

  4. Fifth(noun)

    the interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key

  5. Origin: [OE. fifte, fifthe, AS. ffta. See Five.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifth

    fifth, adj. next after the fourth.—n. one of five equal parts: (mus.) a tone five diatonic degrees above or below any given tone.—adv. Fifth′ly, in the fifth place.—ns. Fifth′-mon′archism; Fifth′-mon′archist.—Fifth-monarchy men, an extreme sect of the time of the Puritan revolution, who looked for the establishment of a new reign of Christ on earth, in succession to Daniel's four great monarchies of Antichrist. [A.S. fífta.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIFTH' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3061

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FIFTH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1790

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIFTH in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FIFTH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rodney Watkins:

    Right now, I’m tagging probably every fifth can.

  2. Robert F. Kennedy:

    One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.

  3. Paul McCartney:

    If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle, it was George.

  4. Eric Goldberg:

    the single most important surviving author from fifth-century Gaul

  5. Tom Zegan:

    Four out of Five Dentist think that the Fifth Dentist is an idiot.

Images & Illustrations of FIFTH


Translations for FIFTH

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for FIFTH »

Translation

Find a translation for the FIFTH definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these FIFTH definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"FIFTH." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 4 May 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/FIFTH>.

Are we missing a good definition for FIFTH? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for FIFTH:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.