• (RP) IPA: /fɔːθ/
  • (America) enPR: fôrth, IPA: /fɔɹθ/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /fo(ː)ɹθ/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /foəθ/

fourth (not comparable)

  1. The ordinal form of the number four.
  • French: quatrième (before the noun); (in names of monarchs, popes, and formal names in English) quatre (after the name) (abbreviation IV)
  • German: vierte (abbreviation IV. (in names of monarchs and popes))
  • Italian: quarto (before the noun); (in names of monarchs and popes) quarto m, quarta f (after the name) (abbreviation IV)
  • Portuguese: quarto
  • Russian: четвёртый
  • Spanish: cuarto

fourth (plural fourths)

  1. (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the fourth position.
  2. (chiefly American) A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.
  3. (not used in the plural) The fourth gear of an engine.
  4. (music) A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F (C D E F).
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Italian: quarta, quarta marcia
  • Portuguese: quarta (marcha)
  • Russian: четвёртая переда́ча
  • (America) IPA: /fɔɹθ/
Proper noun
  1. (US) The Fourth of July.

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