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Meaning of SIX

Pronunciation:  siks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  2. [adj]  denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
 

SIX is a 3 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: 6, 6, Captain Hicks, cardinal, half a dozen, half a dozen, half dozen, hexad, sestet, sextet, sextuplet, sise, sixer, vi, VI
 
 See Also: digit, figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Six\, a. [AS. six, seox, siex; akin to OFries. sex, D. zes,
    OS. & OHG. sehs, G. sechs, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sex, Goth.
    sa['i]hs, Lith. szeszi, Russ. sheste, Gael. & Ir. se, W.
    chwech, L. sex, Gr. ??, Per. shesh, Skr. shash. [root]304.
    Cf. {Hexagon}, {Hexameter}, {Samite}, {Senary}, {Sextant},
    {Sice}.]
    One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.
    
    {Six Nations} (Ethnol.), a confederation of North American
       Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five
       Nations.
    
    {Six points circle}. (Geom.) See {Nine points circle}, under
       {Nine}.
    
    
  2. \Six\, n.
    1. The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three
       and three; six units or objects.
    
    2. A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
    
    {To be at six and seven} or {at sixes and sevens}, to be in
       disorder. --Bacon. Shak. Swift.
    
    
 

 

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