Five
Five Five (f[imac]v), a. [OE. fif, five, AS. f[=i]f, f[=i]fe; akin to D. vijf, OS. f[=i]f, OHG. finf, funf, G. f["u]nf, Icel. fimm, Sw. & Sw. Dan. fem, Goth. fimf, Lith. penki, W. pump, OIr. c['o]ic, L. quinque, Gr. pe`nte, [AE]ol. pe`mpe, Skr. pa[~n]can. [root]303. Cf. {Fifth}, {Cinque}, {Pentagon}, {Punch} the drink, {Quinary}.] Four and one added; one more than four. [1913 Webster]

{Five nations} (Ethnol.), a confederacy of the Huron-Iroquois Indians, consisting of five tribes: Mohawks, Onondagas, Cayugas, Oneidas, and Senecas. They inhabited the region which is now the State of new York. [1913 Webster]


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  • five — [faıv] number, n [: Old English; Origin: fif] 1.) the number 5 ▪ There is also a golf course five miles away. ▪ I ll be back by five (=five o clock) . ▪ The family moved to Canada when he was five (=five years old) . 2.) a piece of paper money… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • five — five; five·ling; five·pence; five·pen·ny; five·some; five·fold; …   English syllables

  • Five — (f[imac]v), n. 1. The number next greater than four, and less than six; five units or objects. [1913 Webster] Five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Matt. xxv. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing this number, as 5, or V. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • five — [fīv] adj. [ME < OE fif, with assimilated nasal, akin to Ger fünf (OHG, Goth fimf) < IE base * penkwe > Sans páñca, Gr pente, L quinque] totaling one more than four n. 1. the cardinal number between four and six; 5; V 2. a) any group of… …   English World dictionary

  • five — O.E. fif, from P.Gmc. *fimfe (Cf. O.Fris., O.S. fif, Du. vijf, O.N. fimm, O.H.G. funf, Goth. fimf), from PIE *penkwe (Cf. Skt. panca, Gk. pente, L. quinque, O.C.S. peti, Lith. penke, O.Welsh …   Etymology dictionary

  • five — ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than four; 5. (Roman numeral: v or V.) DERIVATIVES fivefold adjective & adverb. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • five — n. & adj. n. 1 one more than four or one half of ten; the sum of three units and two units. 2 a symbol for this (5, v, V). 3 a size etc. denoted by five. 4 a set or team of five individuals. 5 the time of five o clock (is it five yet?). 6 a card… …   Useful english dictionary

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