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?

  1. fifth

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. Habib Jan:

    This isn't once or twice, it's the fourth or fifth time, all by the Taliban. A lot of my friends, a lot of my family have been wounded or killed, our young people have been killed, our children have been killed, our old men have been killed, our girls have been killed. What can we do?

  2. Gleb Tumanov:

    I'm here because of Vladimir Putin's desire to stay for a fifth term or even maybe a sixth, it just feels sad. And reminiscent of the Soviet Union. I didn't spend very much time living in the Soviet Union obviously but neither do I have any desire to do so.

  3. President Trump:

    They dont mind if theres a protest of thousands of people walking down Fifth Avenue in New York City, but as soon as you get a great group of people, friendly, you know, innocent, nice people in here who want to come for a great cause, all of a sudden because its my father and its because its awesome, because its a platform that they dont approve of. You know, they all go nuts.

  4. Eric Goldberg:

    the single most important surviving author from fifth-century Gaul

  5. Trevor Lawrence:

    We got tested, i think we passed.It will be Clemson's fourth championship game appearance in five years.Historic performance for Joe BurrowEntering College Football Playoff, LSU, Ohio State and Clemson were seen as the elite teams, with Oklahoma the only one of the four with a loss.And LSU( 14-0), earning the top spot in the College Football Playoff rankings -- and thus avoiding Ohio State and Clemson in the semifinals -- took emphatic advantage of being the No. 1 seed. LSU's 63 points is a record for a College Football Playoff semifinal game.Burrow, this year's winner of the Heisman Trophy and widely presumed the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft, is the first player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to have eight touchdowns in a bowl game.In the first half, Burrow threw for seven touchdowns, tying the record in any bowl game for passing touchdowns thrown in a game. Four of those touchdown receptions went to wide receiver Justin Jefferson, who tied the all-time single-game bowl record with that tally.var id =' / / platform.twitter.com/widgets.js'.replace( / \ s + / g,'') ; !! document.getElementById( id) | |( function makeEmbedScript( d, id) { var js, fjs ; js = d.createElement(' script') ; js.id = id ; js.charset =' utf-8' ; js.setAttribute(' async','') ; js.src =' / / platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(' script') [ 0 ] ; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore( js, fjs) ; }( document, id)) ; Joe Burrow has thrown 7 TD passes, tied for the most ever in a bowl game. ... Its halftime. #CFBPlayoff pic.twitter.com/AZcs1lbHSD ESPN( @espn) December 28, 2019 To add to a stat line that looked like it came from a video game, Burrow also rushed for one touchdown. For the night, he completed 29 of 39 passes for 493 yards -- and that includes sitting for most of the fourth quarter.With his performance on Saturday, Joe Burrow became the fifth quarterback to throw for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in a season.var id =' / / platform.twitter.com/widgets.js'.replace( / \ s + / g,'') ; !! document.getElementById( id) | |( function makeEmbedScript( d, id) { var js, fjs ; js = d.createElement(' script') ; js.id = id ; js.charset =' utf-8' ; js.setAttribute(' async','') ; js.src =' / / platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(' script') [ 0 ] ; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore( js, fjs) ; }( document, id)) ; Another Record Ball pic.twitter.com/CMklmCpmDI LSU Football( @LSUfootball) December 28, 2019 Joe Burrow graduated in three years from Ohio State. But he didn't get a lot of playing time when he was with the Buckeyes, so he transferred to LSU in 2018 and has flourished since.When asked if he'd prefer to play Ohio State to potentially have a perfect ending to his college career, Burrow simply said.

Images & Illustrations of fifth

  1. fifthfifthfifthfifthfifth

Popularity rank by frequency of use

fifth#1#4292#10000

Translations for fifth

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for fifth »

Translation

Find a translation for the fifth definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these fifth definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "fifth." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 25 Oct. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/fifth>.

    Are we missing a good definition for fifth? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for fifth:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.