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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Five  \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. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  this  number,  as  5,  or  V. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Five  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  five 
  adj  :  being  one  more  than  four  [syn:  {5},  {v}] 
  n  1:  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  four  and  one  [syn:  {5}, 
  {V},  {cinque},  {quint},  {quintet},  {fivesome},  {quintuplet}, 
  {pentad},  {fin},  {Phoebe},  {Little  Phoebe}] 
  2:  a  team  that  plays  basketball  [syn:  {basketball  team}] 




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