What does Fifth mean?

Definitions for Fifth
fɪfθ or, often, fɪθFifth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifthnoun

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

  2. fifthnoun

    position five in a countable series of things

    "he was fifth out of several hundred runners"

  3. one-fifth, fifth, fifth part, twenty percentnoun

    one part in five equal parts

  4. fifthadjective

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

  5. fifth, 5thadjective

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


  1. fifthnoun

    The person or thing in the fifth position.

  2. fifthnoun

    One of five equal parts of a whole.

  3. fifthnoun

    The fifth gear of an engine.

  4. fifthnoun

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

  5. fifthnoun

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

  6. fifthnoun

    The fifth voice in a polyphonic melody.

  7. fifthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number five.

  8. Fifthnoun

    The Fifth Amendment.

  9. Fifthnoun

    The right not to give self-incriminating testimony.

  10. Fifthnoun

    Fifth Avenue.

  11. Fifthnoun

    Fifth Street.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifthadjective

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

  2. Fifthadjective

    consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing

  3. Fifthnoun

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

  4. Fifthnoun

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

  5. Etymology: [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.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. fifthnoun

    See 1/5. I could Drink a whole Hennesy fifth - Xzibit (Restless)

  2. fifthnoun

    Fifth street. On the corner, fifth and eighth is where he caught the mad papes -- Buddha Monk featuring Drunken Dragon (Sometime Faces)

  3. fifthnoun

    .45 cal. handgun.

  4. fifthnoun

    5th avenue manhattan

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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  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

Examples of Fifth in a Sentence

  1. President Bouteflika:

    There is no place for a fifth term, my health and my age only permit me to fulfill my last duty towards the Algerian people --( that) is to work on laying the foundations of a new republic.

  2. Tim Clark:

    We might say to (Delta Air Lines chief executive) Richard Anderson that we're just going to do what the U.S. government wanted back in 1999, to go trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific with fifth freedom open skies.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    I can't imagine how many generals and soldiers, past and present, including those of the future, laugh at the fifth commandment of 'you shall not kill'. However, murder is a different case.

  4. The Working Mom:

    For the first three trimesters, you could fill bookshelves full with the number of books out there, and then the same actually when( my son) was born, there was the fourth trimester, which was a term that was new to me at The Fifth Trimester.

  5. John Eastman:

    My legal team put together a letter responding to the subpoena request, explaining all the reasons why I was going to assert my privileges under the Fifth Amendment, not to come testify and not to produce all these documents.

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