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. 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. Paul McCartney:

    If anyone earned the title of the fifth Beatle it was George, from the day that he gave The Beatles our first recording contract, to the last time I saw him, he was the most generous, intelligent and musical person I've ever had the pleasure to know.

  2. Jacqueline Choi:

    I had second thoughts about running it, as well as third and fourth and fifth thoughts, not only was I unsure whether my body would heal quickly enough from an unplanned C-section, butI was also worried that training and racing would diminish my already-meager milk supply. Fortunately, I was able to pump around the clock for a couple of months to trick my body into making more milk, and I actually had an amazing oversupply by the time I needed to race.

  3. Baptiste Chide:

    Recording audible sounds on Mars is a unique experience, with the microphones onboard Perseverance, we will add a fifth sense to Mars exploration. It will open a new area of science investigation for both the atmosphere and the surface.

  4. Briton Murray:

    It was a tough match. At the end of the fourth set it was really tough, to lose that set 6-4 was hard but I tried to use all my energy at the start of the fifth to get myself pumped up, and the crowd, and thankfully got the break and managed to hang on.

  5. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Hannity:

    Democrats are now attempting to investigate, believe it or not, the Russia hoax for yet a fifth time. Today they moved forward with a plan. They want to go after the A.G. And former White House counsel, Don McGahn ... and hold them in contempt for refusing to participate in their sham hearings.

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