Associations to the word «Sixth»

Pictures for the word «Sixth»

Wiktionary

SIXTH, adjective. The ordinal form of the number six.
SIXTH, noun. (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the sixth position.
SIXTH, noun. One of six equal parts of a whole.
SIXTH, noun. (music) The interval between one note and another, five notes higher in the scale, for example C to A, a major sixth, or C to A flat, a minor sixth. (Note that the interval covers six notes counting inclusively, for example C-D-E-F-G-A.)
SIXTH COMMANDMENT, proper noun. The Commandment that states that killing a human being is a sin; commonly recited as "You shall not murder", "You shall not kill" or "Thou shalt not kill".
SIXTH COUSIN, noun. Any of a number of people who have a common great, great, great, great, great-grandparent.
SIXTH DISEASE, noun. Exanthema subitum
SIXTH FORM, noun. (English education system) the final two years of secondary schooling during which students are about sixteen to eighteen years of age.
SIXTH FORMS, noun. Plural of sixth form
SIXTH GRADE, noun. (US) (education) The period in school that comes after fifth grade and before seventh grade.
SIXTH GRADES, noun. Plural of sixth grade
SIXTH MAN, noun. (basketball) A player who is not a starter but comes off the bench much more often than other reserves.
SIXTH MAN, noun. By extension, a person or group who is not part of a team, but who supports or contributes to the success of the team.
SIXTH MEN, noun. Plural of sixth man
SIXTH SENSE, noun. Extrasensory perception; the ability to sense things by means other than the known bodily senses.
SIXTH SENSES, noun. Plural of sixth sense

Dictionary definition

SIXTH, noun. Position six in a countable series of things.
SIXTH, noun. One part in six equal parts.
SIXTH, noun. The musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it.
SIXTH, adjective. Coming next after the fifth and just before the seventh in position.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope