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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

  2. Sixth(adj)

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

  3. Sixth(noun)

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

  4. Sixth(noun)

    the next in order after the fifth

  5. Sixth(noun)

    the interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale

  6. Origin: [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. David Nevin:

    We’re in the realm of a Sixth Amendment violation here.

  2. Author Unknown:

    Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.

  3. Neil Olson:

    I bet you if my sixth boy comes home, the needles will drop right off.

  4. Prosecutor Alex Perrin:

    Five people suffered light injuries, while the sixth was more serious.

  5. Demi Moore:

    I look at our marriage like ‘The Sixth Sense,’ you were dead the whole time.

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