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sixth

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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38 in 37 verses (in OT : 31 in 30 verses) (in NT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

sixtha. [From Six: cf. AS. sixta, siexta.].
  •  First after the fifth; next in order after the fifth.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Constituting or being one of six equal parts into which anything is divided.  [1913 Webster]
sixthn. 
  •  The quotient of a unit divided by six; one of six equal parts which form a whole.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The next in order after the fifth.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The interval embracing six diatonic degrees of the scale.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sixth, n. & adj.
--n.
1 the position in a sequence corresponding to that of the number 6 in the sequence 1-6.
2 something occupying this position.
3 any of six equal parts of a thing.
4 Mus. a an interval or chord spanning six consecutive notes in the diatonic scale (e.g. C to A). b a note separated from another by this interval.
--adj. that is the sixth.

Idiom
sixth form Brit. a form in a secondary school for pupils over 16. sixth-form college Brit. a college for pupils over 16. sixth-former a pupil in the sixth form. sixth sense
1 a supposed faculty giving intuitive or extrasensory knowledge.
2 such knowledge.
Derivative
sixthly adv.
Etymology
SIX

THESAURUS

sixth

consecutive intervals, decimalization, decimation, degree, diapason, diatessaron, diatonic interval, diatonic semitone, enharmonic diesis, enharmonic interval, fifth, fourth, half step, halftone, hexad, hexadic, hexagonal, hexahedral, hexamerous, hexangular, hexapartite, hexastyle, hexatomic, hexavalent, interval, less semitone, melodic interval, note, octave, parallel octaves, quinquepartition, quinquesection, second, semitone, senary, seventh, sexennial, sextipartite, sextipartition, sextuple, sixfold, step, tenth, third, tithe, tone, unison interval, whole step

ROGET THESAURUS

sixth

Five

N five, five, cinque, quint, quincux, six, half-a- dozen, half dozen, seven, eight, nine, three times three, dicker, ten, decade, eleven, twelve, dozen, thirteen, long dozen, baker's dozen, quintuplet, twenty, score, twenty-four, four and twenty, two dozen, twenty-five, five and twenty, quarter of a hundred, forty, two score, fifty, half a hundred, sixty, three score, seventy, three score and ten, eighty, four score, ninety, fourscore and ten, sestiad, hundred, centenary, hecatomb, century, hundredweight, cwt, one hundred and forty-four, gross, thousand, chiliad, millennium, thousand years, grand, myriad, ten thousand, ban, man, ten thousand years, banzai, lac, one hundred thousand, plum, million, thousand million, milliard, billion, trillion, five, quinary, quintuple, fifth, senary, sextuple, sixth, seventh, septuple, octuple, eighth, ninefold, ninth, tenfold, decimal, denary, decuple, tenth, eleventh, duodenary, duodenal, twelfth, in one's 'teens, thirteenth, vicesimal, vigesimal, twentieth, twenty-fourth, vicenary, vicennial, centuple, centuplicate, centennial, centenary, centurial, secular, hundredth, thousandth.


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