Definitions for fifthfɪfθ or, often, fɪθ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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

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