Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Next in order after the fourth.

Part of speech: adjective

Being one of five equal parts of a thing.

Part of speech: noun

One of five equal parts of anything.

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Usage examples "fifth":

  1. We should then know a fifth part of these stars. - "Lectures on Stellar Statistics", Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier.
  2. The fifth I sell, to buy food and things. - "Twenty-two Goblins", Unknown.
  3. On the morning of the fifth day, just after Trent's detachment had been roused from a night's sleep in a park in the heart of Vera Cruz, orders came to the lieutenant that seemed to please him. - "Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz", H. Irving Hancock.