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


  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 Dictionary

  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.]

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.]

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?

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How to say Fifth in sign language?

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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. Rodney Watkins:

    Right now, I’m tagging probably every fifth can.

  2. Sergio Barazza:

    I had to trade our fifth anniversary for her funeral.

  3. Justin Amash:

    I don’t deal with bullies, i’m not in the fifth grade.

  4. Robert F. Kennedy:

    One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.

  5. Paul McCartney:

    If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle, it was George.

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