Meaning of “six” in the English Dictionary

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"six" in British English

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uk /sɪks/ us /sɪks/

A1 the number 6:

Look for a bus with a number six on the front of it.
"How many grandchildren do you have now?" "I've got six."

More examples

  • Rosie's six years old now.
  • He cut the cake into six pieces.
  • He laid six places at the table.
  • She had six children.
  • There'll be six of us at the meeting.

sixnoun [ C ]

uk /sɪks/ us /sɪks/

(Definition of “six” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"six" in American English

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us /sɪks/


My sister is six.
a six-sided figure

Six can also mean six o’clock.

(Definition of “six” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)