fifth Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “fifth” - English Dictionary

Definition of "fifth" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

fifthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /fɪfθ/
(a ​person or thing) coming ​immediately after the fourth and before all ​others: Leo was fifth in the ​race. [C] Tomorrow is the fifth of ​September. A fifth is one of five ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of fifth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "fifth" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

fifthordinal number

uk   us   /fɪfθ/
A2 5th written as a word: the fifth ​floor of the ​building Tomorrow is the fifth (ofSeptember). I was/came fifth in the ​race.
More examples

fifthnoun [C]

uk   us   /fɪfθ/
B1 one of five ​equalparts of something: One fifth is the same as 20 ​percent.
(Definition of fifth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fifth”
in Korean 5번째, 다섯 번째…
in Arabic الخامِس…
in Malaysian satu per lima, kelima…
in French cinquième…
in Russian пятый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第五(的)…
in Italian quinto…
in Turkish beşinci…
in Polish piąty…
in Spanish quinto…
in Vietnamese một phần năm, thứ năm…
in Portuguese quinto…
in Thai 1 ใน 5 ส่วน, คนที่ห้า…
in German das Fünftel, der/die/das Fünfte…
in Catalan cinquè…
in Japanese (5thの文字表記)5番目の, 第5の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第五(的)…
in Indonesian seperlima, kelima…
What is the pronunciation of fifth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day