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third

[ thurd ]
/ θɜrd /
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adjective
noun
adverb
in the third place; thirdly.
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Origin of third

before 900; Middle English thirde,Old English (north) thirda, variant of thridda; cognate with Dutch derde,German dritte,Old Norse thrithi,Gothic thridja,Greek trítos,Latin tertius,Sanskrit tṛtīya.See three

OTHER WORDS FROM third

thirdly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for third

Derived forms of third

thirdly, adverb

Word Origin for third

Old English thirda, variant of thridda; related to Old Frisian thredda, Old Saxon thriddio, Old High German drittio, Old Norse thrithi, Latin tertius
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Medical definitions for third

third
[ thûrd ]

adj.
Coming next after second, as in order, rank, or time.
Being the digit that is adjacent to and is on the outermost side of the second digit, as on a foot.

Other words from third

third n.
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