# five

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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

(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.
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

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 five - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onedigit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits" 2 five - a team that plays basketball        basketball teamforward - a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey teamcenter - a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the gameguard - a position on a basketball teamteam, 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 pipsfive-spotdice, die - a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbersdomino - 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 dotsspot - 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 four            5, vcardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

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## five

[faɪv]
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 came
it costs five poundscuesta or vale cinco libras
five and a quarter/halfcinco y cuarto/medio
five-day week
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

nFunf f ? also six

## five

:
five-and-dime, five-and-ten
n (US) →
five-a-side
adj footballmit funf Spielern pro Mannschaft; five teamFunfermannschaft f, → Funf f
fivefold
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]
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.
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.