- a tone on the fifth degree from another tone (counted as the first).
- the interval between such tones.
- the harmonic combination of such tones.
Idioms about fifth
Origin of fifth
Words nearby fifth
How to use fifth in a sentence
A fifth bill to help the FTC and its new chairThe fifth bill in the House anti-tech antitrust package would increase filing fees for mergers.
It was month 13 of virtual learning, and Alejandro Diasgranados once again had to keep his 19 fifth-graders engaged on their computers.
She could not have afforded standard child-care costs — about $1,300 a month per child — and she found that her second-grader and fifth-grader liked the staff, along with the structure and schedule, she said.
Soon a fifth-grader joined, kicking a soccer ball as it skipped across the field.
In China, it’s quite normal for us to deploy 5G, not in big cell towers but on lampposts…So every second or third or fifth lamppost has 5G solutions built on them, and that’s because the government understands that you need to share infrastructure.‘Work to your strength’: Huawei’s CTO weighs in on U.S. efforts to build a Huawei alternative|Veta Chan|August 20, 2020|Fortune
But on Thursday Boxer triggered a Golden State political earthquake, announcing that she would not seek a fifth term in 2016.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He branded it a fifth-column invasion into popular culture, normalizing radical, even communist ambitions.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Insult to injury, its $43 million gross was less than one-fifth of what Ted took in.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As late as the fifth century, powerful aristocratic women took charge of the commemoration of the dead in Rome.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots|Candida Moss|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each two-hour episode will build upon itself to tell a story that takes place between the third and fifth seasons of the show.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
Ordinarily the diazo appears a little earlier than the Widal reaction—about the fourth or fifth day—but it may be delayed.
In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
A fifth by the sheer hazard of a lucky "deal" acquires a fortune without work at all.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for fifth
- coming after the fourth in order, position, time, etc. Often written: 5th
- (as noun)he came on the fifth
- one of five equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)a fifth part
Word Origin for fifth
Medical definitions for fifth
Other words from fifthfifth n.
Other Idioms and Phrases with fifth
In addition to the idioms beginning with fifth
- fifth column
- fifth wheel
- take the fifth