Definitions for fivefaɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a cardinal number, four plus one.
a symbol for this number, as 5 or V.
a set of this many persons or things.
a five-dollar bill.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
(adj.)amounting to five in number.
Origin of five:
bef. 1000; ME; OE fīf; c. OFris, OS fīf, OHG fimf, finf, ON fimm, Go fimf, L quīnque, Gk pénte, Skt pancha
five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
basketball team, five(noun)
a team that plays basketball
a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
five, 5, v(adj)
being one more than four
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the number 5
They have five children.
indicates you want to celebrate success by slapping your hand against sb else's
The digit/figure 5.
He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
A five-dollar bill.
Can anyone here change a five?
Anything measuring five units, as length.
All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
A person who is five years old.
The fives and sixes will have snack first, then the older kids.
See you at five.
A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
Take five, soldier.
Origin: from fif, from fimf (compare West Frisian fiif, Dutch vijf, German fünf), from pénkʷe (compare Welsh pump, Italian cinque, Tocharian A/B päñ/piś, Lithuanian penkì, Russian , Albanian pesë, Ancient Greek , Armenian հինգ, Persian , Sanskrit páñca).
four and one added; one more than four
the number next greater than four, and less than six; five units or objects
a symbol representing this number, as 5, or V
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'five' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #293
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'five' in Written Corpus Frequency: #116
Translations for five
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
5 in number.
- cincoPortuguese (BR)
- πέντε (στον αριθμό)Greek
- skup od pet osoba, kvintetCroatian
- nombor limaMalay
- пять; пятероRussian
- broj petSerbian
- 五個(人或物)Chinese (Trad.)
- تعداد میں 5Urdu
- số nămVietnamese
- 五个（人或物）Chinese (Simp.)
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