Language: | Old English |

Origin: | fif |

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five

1HMN 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 [countable] a piece of paper money that is worth five dollars or five pounds [↪ fiver]:

Do you have two fives for a ten?

3## give somebody (a) five

informal to hit the inside of someone's hand with your hand to show that you are very pleased about something

5## fives

[uncountable]DSO a British ball game in which the ball is hit with the hand against any of three walls [↪ handball]

Definition of five from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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