What does Fifth mean?

Definitions for Fifth
fɪfθ or, often, fɪθFifth

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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.

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

  2. fifth(Noun)

    One of five equal parts of a whole.

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

  3. fifth(Noun)

    The fifth gear of an engine.

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

  4. fifth(Noun)

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

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

  5. fifth(Noun)

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

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

  6. fifth(Noun)

    The fifth voice in a polyphonic melody.

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

  7. fifth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number five.

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

  8. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    The Fifth Amendment.

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

  9. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    The right not to give self-incriminating testimony.

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

  10. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    Fifth Avenue.

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

  11. Fifth(ProperNoun)

    Fifth Street.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Fifth(adj)

    consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing

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

  3. Fifth(noun)

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

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

  4. Fifth(noun)

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

    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. fifth(noun)

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

  2. fifth(noun)

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

  3. fifth(noun)

    .45 cal. handgun.

  4. fifth(noun)

    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

How to pronounce Fifth?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Fifth in sign language?

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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

Examples of Fifth in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola:

    This expression was created and expanded over numerous years. And possibly it will continue to be expanded. You will notice that the Internet has altered how the expression is written. I Wrote the first two lines in 1974. There are two experiences that you can never get back. First, words after they had been uttered. And second, a stone after it has been thrown. 1974 I added a third experience in 1980 after personal dramatic circumstances in my life. As a result, the expression was changed as written below. There are three experiences that you can never get back. One, words after they have been spoken. Two, a stone after it has been thrown. Three, a moment or after it has passed In January 1984, my father died, and I added a fourth item. which was stated in a different manner to my brother. Later that same year, I added a fifth experience, related to my brother who had cancer. Remember to spend time with those you love. There are five experiences that you can never get back. One, words after they have been spoken. Two, a stone after it has been thrown. Three, a moment or occasion after it has passed. Four, a person after they have passed. Five, time once it has passed. The final two experiences were added twelve years later in 1996. They are rarely included in the various depictions I have seen on the Internet. The only logic I can conclude for their lack of inclusion, is that I stopped posting to inspirational and poetic websites for several years.. Thus, the final or I should say current construction is noted below. There are seven things you can never get back. 1. Words after they have been spoken. 2. A stone after it has been thrown. 3. A moment or occasion after it has passed. 4. A person after they have passed. 5. Time once it has passed. 6. Betrayal after it has transpired. 7. A lie after it has been spoken. RJ Intindola ―

  2. Mike Duncan:

    There must be dramatic changes if Postal Service is to succeed. Mr. DeJoy was selected to be that transformational leader, who can help strengthen the Postal Service for the long term, he is the fifth Postmaster General since 1971 to join the institution from the private sector, and we believe that private sector experience is an asset in identifying ways to improve Postal Service.

  3. Jackie Meador:

    It's kind of nerve-wracking, when I won the school bee and beat the fifth graders, I realized I might be good at it.

  4. Wayne Black:

    You don't have to be a security expert -- a fifth-grader can tell you if you are checking at the top end, at the front end of Miami International Airport, you've got to be checking the back end of Miami International Airport.

  5. Monty McCutchen:

    The first one is traveling and the second one is traveling and the third, fourth and fifth one are traveling, im only joking to show that there are POEs and then there are POEs. We really want to get better at our fundamentals of the game and traveling is a big part of that.

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