HyperDic: fifth

English > 5 senses of the word fifth:
ADJECTIVEallfifth, 5thcoming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
NOUNquantityfiftha quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
relationfifthposition five in a countable series of things
quantityfifth, one-fifth, fifth part, twenty percentone part in five equal parts
communicationfifththe musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it
fifth > pronunciation
Soundsfih'fth; fih'th
Rhymesarrowsmith ... zenith: 33 rhymes with ihth...
English > fifth: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningComing next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position.
Synonym5th
BroaderordinalBeing or denoting a numerical order in a series
Spanishquinto
Catalancinquè, quint
Nounsfifthposition five in a countable series of things
Adverbsfifthlyin the fifth place
English > fifth: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon.
BroaderUnited States liquid unitA liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
English > fifth: 5 senses > noun 2, relation
Meaningposition five in a countable series of things.
Example"he was fifth out of several hundred runners"
Broaderrankrelative status
Spanishquinto
Catalancinquè
Adjectivesfifthcoming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
English > fifth: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningOne part in five equal parts.
Synonymsone-fifth, fifth part, twenty percent
Broadercommon fraction, simple fractionThe quotient of two integers
Spanishquinta parte, quinto
Catalanquint
English > fifth: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it.
Broaderinterval, musical intervalThe difference in pitch between two notes
Spanishquinta
Catalanquinta

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