Definition of


  1. (noun, quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  2. (noun, group) a team that plays basketball
  3. (noun, artifact) a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
  4. (adj, all) being one more than four

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Alternate forms of Five

Hypernyms: dice, die, digit, domino, figure, spot, squad, team

Origin of the word Five

  1. O.E. fif, from P.Gmc. *fimfe (cf. O.S. fif, O.N. fimm, O.H.G. funf, Goth. fimf), from PIE *pengke (cf. Skt. panca, Gk. pente, L. quinque, O.C.S. peti, Lith. penke, O.Welsh pimp). Slang five-finger discount "theft" is from 1966. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Five

f, fa, faa, fab, fae, fao, fauve, fay, fbi, fe, feb, feb 2, fee, feoff, few, fey, fha, fib, fief, fife, fifo, fo, fob, fob off, foe, fop, fovea

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