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Meaning of FIVE

Pronunciation:  fIv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a team that plays basketball
  2. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  3. [adj]  being one more than four

FIVE is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: 5, 5, basketball team, cardinal, cinque, fin, fivesome, Little Phoebe, pentad, Phoebe, quint, quintet, quintuplet, V, v
 See Also: basketball league, center, digit, figure, forward, guard, squad, team



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Five\, a. [OE. fif, five, AS. f[=i]f, f[=i]fe; akin to D.
    vijf, OS. f[=i]f, OHG. finf, funf, G. f["u]nf, Icel. fimm,
    Sw. & Sw. Dan. fem, Goth. fimf, Lith. penki, W. pump, OIr.
    c['o]ic, L. quinque, Gr. ?, [AE]ol. ?, Skr. pa?can.
    [root]303. Cf. {Fifth}, {Cinque}, {Pentagon}, {Punch} the
    drink, {Quinary}.]
    Four and one added; one more than four.
    {Five nations} (Ethnol.), a confederacy of the Huron-Iroquois
       Indians, consisting of five tribes: Mohawks, Onondagas,
       Cayugas, Oneidas, and Senecas. They inhabited the region
       which is now the State of new York.
  2. \Five\ (f[imac]v), n.
    1. The number next greater than four, and less than six; five
       units or objects.
             Five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
                                                   --Matt. xxv.
    2. A symbol representing this number, as 5, or V.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven, first string, first team, nine, platoon, reserves, rowing crew, second string, second team, squad, string, team, third string, varsity