What does fifth mean?

Definitions for fifth
fɪfθ or, often, fɪθfifth

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fifth.

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

Wiktionary

  1. fifthnoun

    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. fifthnoun

    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. fifthnoun

    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. fifthnoun

    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. fifthnoun

    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. fifthnoun

    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. fifthadjective

    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. Fifthnoun

    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. Fifthnoun

    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. Fifthnoun

    Fifth Avenue.

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

  11. Fifthnoun

    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. Fifthadjective

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

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

  2. Fifthadjective

    consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing

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

  3. Fifthnoun

    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. Fifthnoun

    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. 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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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. Red Bull:

    For sure we are going to use more than four -- the chances of us staying within the limit of four is close to zero, the teams agreed unanimously in Malaysia to introduce a fifth engine, but the engine penalties will affect others too, not only us...for us we would need that number to increase to seven, eight or nine engines for the season.

  2. Bryan Pagliano:

    On the advice of counsel, I will decline to answer your question in reliance on my rights under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

  3. Moriba Jah:

    One of the reasons I chose [ to work at ] UT Austin is because it's home to one of the most advanced computing centers in the world. it's home to the fifth fastest supercomputing facility on the planet.

  4. Nancy Northup:

    It's unconscionable that the Fifth Circuit stayed such a well-reasoned decision that allowed constitutionally protected services to return in Texas, patients are being thrown back into a state of chaos and fear, and this cruel law is falling hardest on those who already face discriminatory obstacles in health care, especially Black Indigenous, and other people of color, undocumented immigrants, young people, those struggling to make ends meet, and those in rural areas.

  5. Jessica Liu:

    Let's not ignore the big data point here : 1.49 billion daily active users equals almost one-fifth of the world's population, giving the social media company wide-reaching impact.

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