• (RP, America) IPA: /faɪv/
  • (Southern US) IPA: /fäːv/
  • (AU, New Zealand) IPA: /fɑev/
  1. cln en A numerical value equal to 5; the number following four and preceding six.
  2. Describing a group or set with five elements.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: пятёрка

five (plural fives)

  1. The digit/figure 5.
    He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
  2. A banknote with a denomination of five units of currency. See also fiver.
    Can anyone here change a five?
  3. Anything measuring five units, as length.
    All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
  4. A person who is five years old.
    The fives and sixes will have a snack first, then the older kids.
  5. Five o'clock.
    See you at five.
  6. A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
    Take five, soldier.
  7. (basketball) A basketball team, club or lineup.
Translations Translations
  • German: Fünfer
  • Portuguese: cincão
  • Russian: пятёрка
  • Portuguese: cinco
  • Russian: пять

Proper noun
  1. (UK) Abbreviation of MI5.

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