Definitions for fifthfɪfθ or, often, fɪθ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fifthfɪfθ or, often, fɪθ(adj.)
next after the fourth; being the ordinal number for five.
being one of five equal parts.
(n.)a fifth part, esp. of one (?).
the fifth member of a series.
a fifth part of a gallon of liquor; ? of a quart (about 750 milliliters).
a musical interval encompassing five diatonic degrees. a tone at this interval. the harmonic combination of two tones a fifth apart.
Category: Music and Dance
(adv.)in the fifth place; fifthly.
Origin of fifth:
bef. 1000; earlier fift, ME fifte, OE fīfta
a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
position five in a countable series of things
"he was fifth out of several hundred runners"
one-fifth, fifth, fifth part, twenty percent(noun)
one part in five equal parts
the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
fifthɪfθ or, often, fɪθ
in the number 5 position
We were fifth in line.
fifthɪfθ or, often, fɪθ
one of 5 equal parts
a/one fifth of the pizza
The person or thing in the fifth position.
One of five equal parts of a whole.
The fifth gear of an engine.
A quantity of liquor equal to one-fifth of a gallon, or, more commonly, 750 milliliters.
The musical interval between one note and another five tones higher.
The fifth voice in a polyphonic melody.
The ordinal form of the number five.
The Fifth Amendment.
The right not to give self-incriminating testimony.
Origin: From the name of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, protecting various rights in United States legal proceedings.
next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five
consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing
the quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part
the interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fifth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3061
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fifth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1790
Translations for fifth
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
one of five equal parts.
- една петаBulgarian
- quintoPortuguese (BR)
- das FünftelGerman
- ένα πέμπτοGreek
- یک پنجمFarsi
- fimmti (hluti)Icelandic
- 5분의 1Korean
- penktoji (dalis)Lithuanian
- piektā Latvian
- satu per limaMalay
- piąta (część)Polish
- یک پنجمPersian
- o cincimeRomanian
- пятая частьRussian
- 1ใน 5 ส่วนThai
- beşte biri; 1/5Turkish
- 五分之一Chinese (Trad.)
- п'ята частинаUkrainian
- پانچ برابر حصوں میں سے ایکUrdu
- một phần nămVietnamese
- 五分之一Chinese (Simp.)
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