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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
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 pénte, 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
الخامِسَه من العُمرالرَّقِم 5خامِسخمسةخَمْسَة
пет
cinccinquena
pětpětiletý
femfem årfem år gammel
kvin
viis
femmaviisiviitonen
pet
öt
lima
fimmfimm ára
5
penkipenkiametispenkinėpenkiospenkių
piecgadīgspiecipiecniekspiecu gadu vecums
cinci
päťpäť rokov
pet
femfemma
ห้า
beşbeş yaşbeş yaşında
п'ять
nămngũ

five

[faɪv]
A. ADJcinco
she is five (years old)tiene cinco años (de edad)
they live at number fiveviven en el número 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 dólares

five

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

five

adjfünf
nFünf f ? also six

five

:
five-and-dime, five-and-ten
n (US) → billiges Kaufhaus
five-a-side
adj footballmit fünf Spielern pro Mannschaft; five teamFünfermannschaft f, → Fünf f
fivefold
adj increase, risefünffach
adv increase, riseum das Fünffache
five-o’clock shadow
n nachmittäglicher Anflug von Bartstoppeln

five

:
five-spot
n (US inf) → Fünfdollarschein m
five-star hotel
nFünf-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
References in classic literature ?
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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
And to the entire commercial world it was for four or five years a sort of scientific Billiken, that never could be of any service to serious people.
Now, with the given rapidity, the projectile will have traversed this in five seconds, and the period is too brief for the resistance of the medium to be regarded otherwise than as insignificant.
In order to keep his affairs in some sort of order, he used about five times a year (more or less frequently, according to circumstances) to shut himself up alone and put all his affairs into definite shape.
So he signified five men, and more; five women, and more five children, and more; five babies, and more; five dogs, and more--even of pigs did he announce five and more.
So, the student of war who is unversed in the art of war of varying his plans, even though he be acquainted with the Five Advantages, will fail to make the best use of his men.
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?
At the head of the caravan rode some two hundred warriors, five abreast, and a like number brought up the rear, while twenty-five or thirty outriders flanked us on either side.
But when a man betted a marker in a game and said it was worth five hundred dollars, it was accepted as worth five hundred dollars.
His five friends of the Reform Club passed these three days in a state of feverish suspense.
I have ten left," said the man, "for here are eleven, and I had twenty-one, five more than last year.