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  • adj.having five of something
  • nounfive of something

synonyms for five

  • quintuple
  • pentagonal
  • pentamerous
  • quinary
  • quinate
  • quinquennial
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How to use five in a sentence

I presume the twenty-five or thirty miles at this end is unhealthy, even for natives, but it surely need not be so.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Before daybreak we had ridden five and twenty miles, but had been compelled to abandon two more guns.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The fight lasted two days, and only two men out of the five hundred escaped with their lives.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The five hundred men whom we had left in San Antonio de Bexar, fared no better.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Edwin Clayhanger invited me to go over the printing-works at half-past six, and it's twenty-five minutes to seven now.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Besides these, twenty thousand Indians are under the care of secular priests—making a total of two hundred and five thousand.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FIVE

  • breach
  • breathing space
  • comma
  • delay
  • distance
  • downtime
  • five
  • gap
  • hiatus
  • interim
  • interlude
  • intermission
  • interregnum
  • interruption
  • lacuna
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • meantime
  • opening
  • parenthesis
  • pausation
  • period
  • playtime
  • rest
  • season
  • space
  • spell
  • ten
  • term
  • time
  • time-out
  • wait
  • while
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