What does sixth mean?

Definitions for sixth
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sixthnoun

    position six in a countable series of things

  2. one-sixth, sixthnoun

    one part in six equal parts

  3. sixthadjective

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

  4. sixth, 6thadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. sixthnoun

    The person or thing in the sixth position.

  2. sixthnoun

    One of six equal parts of a whole.

  3. sixthnoun

    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. sixthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number six.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sixthadjective

    first after the fifth; next in order after the fifth

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

  2. Sixthadjective

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

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

  3. Sixthnoun

    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. Sixthnoun

    the next in order after the fifth

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

  5. Sixthnoun

    the interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale

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

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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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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. Duncan Sandys:

    We love royal weddings, but, you know, Fox News’s different. Fox News’s very, very unlikely – would be tragic – if Prince Harry were to become king because Prince Harry is now sixth in line for the throne – that would mean Prince Harry brother and the entirety of [ William’s family ] would have to predecease him.

  3. Dick Durbin:

    Well here we are. We are just about at the fifth month in the sixth-month period that he gave us.

  4. Rudy Giuliani:

    There are many privileges to work your way through including a Sixth Amendment attorney-client and attorney-work product privilege. I'm not saying I will or will not. The illegitimacy of the investigation is only one and maybe not decisive.

  5. Jessica Christensen:

    I was raised in polygamy. I was born to Heidi and John Daniel. Heidi is John Daniel’s sixth wife out of 14 wives. My lifestyle growing up was kind of like she was just a single mom. My dad was the disciplinarian, it was a pretty abusive environment, primarily physical abuse from my dad, and then there was also sexual abuse within the group from children to children—the older children to younger children.

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