What does sixth mean?

Definitions for sixth
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sixth.

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

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce sixth?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say sixth in sign language?

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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. Sarah Paulson:

    I love his [ M. Night Shyamalan ] movies. I've always loved his movies. I remember where I was when I saw' Sixth Sense,'' Unbreakable' and' Signs' and what I did after. i just remember so many points in my own personal history that are associated with seeing movies of Bruce Willis.

  2. Florence Widdicombe:

    We opened them about a week ago and we were writing in them, and on about my sixth or eighth card, somebody had already written in it.

  3. Locker Room Fight Bowles:

    I'll let them tell you, it's something very childish that sixth graders could have talked about and it had no reason happening. If they want to tell you what happened, they can tell you what happened, but I told them I wouldn't say anything about it, so I'll keep it there.

  4. Tua Muai:

    I spent Mother's Day planning my son’s funeral, writing his obituary, instead of having breakfast or flowers or ‘ I love you mom, ’ try to imagine what it would be like and multiply that by infinity and that's kind of what it's like … there's no words. Tua, who was in sixth grade, was described as a child who loves football and has a.

  5. Jaco Minnaar:

    Especially in the western parts of the country this is not the first year of drought for some farmers, it is the fifth or the sixth year that they have had less than normal yields or less than normal income, we certainly will see less hectares than we did last year and less hectares than we expected in October when the farmers published their intention.

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