[ thurd ]
/ θɜrd /




in the third place; thirdly.

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

Related forms

third·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Derived Forms

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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Medicine definitions for thirdly


[ thûrd ]


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.

Related forms

third n.
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