Fifth - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɪfθ|  American pronunciation of the word fifth
Brit.  |fɪfθ|  British pronunciation of the word fifth

noun

- a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
- position five in a countable series of things
- one part in five equal parts (syn: one-fifth)
- the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

adjective

- coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position (syn: 5th)

Examples

The bill is due on the fifth of each month.

She donated a fifth of her income to charity.

Henry the Fifth

he was fifth out of several hundred runners

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