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Definition 1: the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it - [noun denoting communication]

(fifth is a kind of ...) the difference in pitch between two notes

Definition 2: one part in five equal parts - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for fifth in the sense of this definition

(fifth is a kind of ...) the quotient of two integers

Definition 3: a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon - [noun denoting quantity]

(fifth is a kind of ...) a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System

Definition 4: position five in a countable series of things - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where fifth or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was fifth out of several hundred runners

(fifth is a kind of ...) relative status

"his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

Definition 5: coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for fifth in the sense of this definition

(fifth is similar to ...) being or denoting a numerical order in a series

"ordinal numbers" "held an ordinal rank of seventh"

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