six

Definitions:

  • The cardinal number equal to 5 + 1.
  • The sixth in a set or sequence.
  • Something having six parts, units, or members, especially a motor vehicle having six cylinders.
  • (<em>at sixes and sevens</em>) In a state of confusion or disorder.
  • One more than five; being twice three: a cardinal numeral.
  • The number greater by one than five; twice three. For the cabalistic significance of <em>six</em>, see <internalXref urlencoded="seven">seven</internalXref>.
  • A symbol representing this number, as 6, or VI, or vi.
  • In <em>games</em>: A playing-card bearing six spots or pips; a six-spot.
  • On a die, the face which bears six spots; hence, a die which turns up that face.
  • Beer sold at six shillings a barrel; hence, small beer.
  • <em>plural</em> Bonds bearing interest at six per cent.
  • <em>plural</em> In <em>Eng. hymnology</em>, a species of trochaic meter having six syllables to the line, and properly four lines to the stanza.
  • One more than five; twice three.
  • a confederation of North American Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five Nations.
  • See Nine points circle, under <er>Nine</er>.
  • The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.
  • A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
  • to be in a dispute or disagreement; -- often used with with.
  • None
  • A <xref>numerical</xref> <xref>value</xref> equal to <xref>6</xref>; the <xref>number</xref> occurring after <xref>five</xref> and before <xref>seven</xref>.
  • The <xref>digit</xref> or <xref>figure</xref> <xref>6</xref>.
  • <xref>Rear</xref>, <xref>behind</xref> (rear side of something).
  • An <xref>event</xref> whereby a <xref>batsman</xref> hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 <xref>runs</xref> for the batting team.
  • A <xref>touchdown</xref>.
  • the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  • a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
  • denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
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