five meaning

EN[faɪv] [fäːv] [-aɪv]
EN Five

    Definition of five in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfivesSUF-ive
    1. The digit/figure 5.
      1. He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
    2. (US) A five-dollar bill.
      1. Can anyone here change a five?
    3. Anything measuring five units, as length.
      1. All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
    4. A person who is five years old.
      1. The fives and sixes will have snack first, then the older kids.
    5. five o'clock.
      1. See you at five.
    6. A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
      1. Take five, soldier.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • We spent each of the past five Easters together as a family.
      • Have you ever seen someone pack away five hot dogs in one sitting?
      • Oh... Then I've have to find somebody who's be willing to get me a less-than-full-body shot of her, like the ones I have of five other meganekko who wear pince-nez: [ …]
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Five residues were included in the case of paragranulin, because this gave the best sequence alignment when paragranulins were compared with other N-half modules.
      • Five days after Hurricane Katrina, large swaths of New Orleans, such as Canal Street seen here, are still submerged in water.
      • Five actors are dressed in workout sweats, the better to tangle with the nonrepresentational, noncorresponding text and images.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • He took us on board purely out of a national feeling, for his ship was strong-handed without us, having thirty-two souls, all told, when he received us five.
      • All the threes will go in Mrs. Smith's class, while I'll take the fours and fives.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Numerals
      Related Links:
      1. en fives
      2. en fiver
      3. en five-hundredth
      4. en fived
      5. en five-o
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of five for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "five" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a numeral.
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