sixth

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English ordinal numbers
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    Ordinal : sixth
    Cardinal : six

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Adjective[edit]

sixth (not comparable)

  1. The ordinal form of the number six.

Abbreviations[edit]

6th, 6th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VI

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Noun[edit]

sixth (plural sixths)

  1. (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the sixth position.
  2. One of six equal parts of a whole.
  3. (music) The interval between one note and another, five notes higher in the scale, for example C to A, a major sixth, or C to A flat, a minor sixth. (Note that the interval covers six notes counting inclusively, for example C-D-E-F-G-A.)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (one of six equal parts):

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