Fourth - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːrθ|  American pronunciation of the word fourth
Brit.  |fɔːθ|  British pronunciation of the word fourth

noun

- following the third position; number four in a countable series
- one of four equal parts (syn: one-fourth, one-quarter, quarter, quartern)
- the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it

adverb

- in the fourth place(syn: fourthly)

adjective

- coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude (syn: 4th, quaternary)

Examples

She drank a fourth of the bottle.

Henry the Fourth

fourthly, you must pay the rent on the first of the month

They were trailing by a touchdown early in the fourth quarter.

They were trailing by a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

His office is located on the fourth floor.

She made an eagle on the fourth hole.

She made eagle on the fourth hole.

She eagled the fourth hole.

The Fourth of July parade was a real slice of Americana.

...by the time of the fourth rewrite, the screenplay had pretty much been gelded of all originality...

She hit a double in the fourth inning.

The actress wed her fourth husband last year.

He was a fourth dan.

I was going well and was lying fourth.

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