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five

 (fīv)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 4 + 1.
2. The fifth in a set or sequence.
3. Something, such as a quintet or a basketball team, that has five parts, units, or members.
4. A five-dollar bill.
5. fives (used with a sing. verb) Sports One of several forms of handball originating in England and played mainly at British schools and universities, in which only the receiving side can score points.
Idiom:
give me/gimme five
Used when offering a high-five, as in congratulation.

[Middle English, from Old English fīf; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

five adj. & pron.

five

(faɪv)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 5, V, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is one greater than four
4. (Games, other than specified) something representing, represented by, or consisting of five units, such as a playing card with five symbols on it
determiner
5.
a. amounting to five: five minutes; five nights.
b. (as pronoun): choose any five you like. penta-quinque-
[Old English fīf; related to Old Norse fimm, Gothic fimf, Old High German finf, Latin quinque, Greek pente, Sanskrit pañca]

five

(faɪv)

n.
1. a cardinal number, four plus one.
2. a symbol for this number, as 5 or V.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. a five-dollar bill.
adj.
5. amounting to five in number.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English fīf; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon fīf, Old High German fimf, finf, Old Norse fimm, Gothic fimf, Latin quīnque, Greek pente, Skt pancha]

Five

 a basketball team.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.five - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onefive - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.five - a team that plays basketballfive - a team that plays basketball        
forward - a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team
center - a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game
guard - a position on a basketball team
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
basketball league - a league of basketball teams
3.five - a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
dice, die - a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
domino - a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots
spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
Adj.1.five - being one more than fourfive - being one more than four            
5, v
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

five

determiner
Related words
combining forms penta-, quinque-
Translations

five

[faɪv]
A. ADJcinco
she is five (years old)tiene cinco anos(de edad)
they live at number fiveviven en el numero cinco
there are five of ussomos cinco
all five of them camevinieron los cinco
it costs five poundscuesta or vale cinco libras
five and a quarter/halfcinco y cuarto/medio
five-day weeksemana f inglesa
it's five (o'clock)son las cinco
B. Ncinco m
to divide sth into fivedividir algo en cinco
they are sold in fivesse venden de cinco en cinco
C. CPD five spot N (US) → billete m de cinco dolares

five

[ˈfaɪv] numcinq
He's five → Il a cinq ans.
five-a-side football n (British)football m a cinq
five-day week nsemaine f de cinq jours
five-door [ˌfaɪvˈdɔːr] n (= car) → cinq portes f inv
five-o'clock shadow nbarbe f d'un jour

five

adjfunf
nFunf f ? also six

five

:
five-and-dime, five-and-ten
n (US) → billiges Kaufhaus
five-a-side
adj footballmit funf Spielern pro Mannschaft; five teamFunfermannschaft f, → Funf f
fivefold
adj increase, risefunffach
adv increase, riseum das Funffache
five-o’clock shadow
n nachmittaglicher Anflug von Bartstoppeln

five

:
five-spot
n (US inf) → Funfdollarschein m
five-star hotel
nFunf-Sterne-Hotel nt
five-year plan

five

[faɪv]
1. adjcinque inv
she is five (years old) → ha cinque anni
they live at number five/at five Green Street → vivono al numero cinque/al numero cinque di Green Street
there are five of us → siamo in cinque
all five of them came → sono venuti tutti e cinque
it costs five pounds → costa cinque sterline
five and a quarter/half → cinque e un quarto/e mezzo
it's five (o'clock) → sono le cinque
2. ncinque m inv
to divide sth into five → dividere qc in cinque parti
they are sold in fives → sono venduti in gruppi di cinque

five

(faiv) noun
1. the number or figure 5.
2. the age of 5.
adjective
1. 5 in number.
2. aged 5.
five-
having five (of something). a five-apartment house.
ˈfiver noun
(a banknote worth) #5 or $5. It cost me a fiver.
ˈfive-year-old noun
a person or animal that is five years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is five years old.

five

خَمْسَة pět fem fünf πέντε cinco viisi cinq pet cinque 5 vijf fem pięć cinco пять fem ห้า beş năm
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Fire Eater gives Pinocchio five gold pieces for his father, Geppetto; but the Marionette meets a Fox and a Cat and follows them
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
Shall the qualifications be divided so that five hundred rich should be equal to a thousand poor, or shall the thousand have equal power with the five hundred?