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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixth(noun)

    position six in a countable series of things

  2. one-sixth, sixth(noun)

    one part in six equal parts

  3. sixth(adj)

    the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it

  4. sixth, 6th(adj)

    coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position


  1. sixth(Noun)

    The person or thing in the sixth position.

  2. sixth(Noun)

    One of six equal parts of a whole.

  3. sixth(Noun)

    The interval between one note and another, five notes higher in the scale, for example C to A, a major sixth, or C to A flat, a minor sixth. (Note that the interval covers six notes counting inclusively, for example C-D-E-F-G-A.)

  4. sixth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number six.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixth(adj)

    first after the fifth; next in order after the fifth

    Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

  2. Sixth(adj)

    constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided

    Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

  3. Sixth(noun)

    the quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole

    Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

  4. Sixth(noun)

    the next in order after the fifth

    Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

  5. Sixth(noun)

    the interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale

    Etymology: [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sixth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4157

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sixth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1638

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sixth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sixth in a Sentence

  1. Jamie Craig:

    We have had tremendous success with our current rhino herd, stella is the sixth youngster from Nancy and Ruby and our bull, Monty, has proved to be an excellent dad.

  2. Martha Clare Morris:

    Everyone experiences decline with aging; and Alzheimer's disease is now the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. which accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia's cases, there is still a great deal of study we need to do in this area, and I expect that we'll make further modifications as the science on diet and the brain advances.

  3. Richard Blanco:

    There was no room for mediation. (My husband) was asking them to please stay calm and was asking what was going on. Abruptly, pushing and shoving, and without saying a word a gigantic, enormous contingent of agents, who were all over the place on the sixth-floor office where he works part of the day, took him away. they pushed me as well and they pointed their guns at me.

  4. Josh Richards:

    After this fund is done, we're going to raise a second and a third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh.

  5. Oregon State coach Scott Rueck:

    I dont think its up for discussion who No. 1 is. Louisville, Stanford, N.C. State, Mississippi State and UCLA rounded out the first 10 teams, which were unchanged from the previous poll. Before this season, South Carolina had never finished the season higher than No. 3. The Gamecocks topped the Top 25 the final 10 weeks of a season cut short before the NCAA Tournament by concerns about spreading the coronavirus pandemic. The AP has always released The AP final poll of the season before the start of the tournament that settles the national championship. Staley said she wasnt sure if The Gamecocks might recognize this achievement next year with a banner or something else since there was no tournament. I want to highlight our year. Only fitting for our seniors, only fitting for our team we put together, she said. Fitting to recognize what was accomplished this year for us. The Ducks, led by star Sabrina Ionescu, were ranked No. 1 for four weeks during the season. Their previous best finish in the poll was sixth two seasons ago. Its really neat. Going into the tournament we had the strongest resume and were playing really, really well, Ducks coach Kelly Graves said. UConns final ranking was its lowest since the team finished eighth in the last poll of the 2005-06 season. UConn had been four or higher every season since. Northwestern, which shared the regular-season Big Ten title, was 11th. Its the best finish for the Wildcats ever, topping their 13th-place ranking in 1990. Its only the sixth time in school history the team was ranked in the final poll. Its been a wild ride, Northwestern coach Joe McKeown said. Weve had so many people enjoy watching the program this year and see it grow. Im sad we didnt get a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament, but we have a great young group. CONFERENCE DOMINANCE The Pac-12 has been the top conference in the poll all season and finished with three teams in the first 10 and six in the Top 25. I feel like we have been doing that for a while now. I think back to four years ago, I think the conference statistically might have been a little stronger throughout that year, 2017.

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