As nouns the difference between five and fiveish
is that five
is the digit/figure 5 while fiveish
is (colloquial) any time close to five o'clock.
As a numeral five
is (cardinal) a numerical value equal to ; the number following four and preceding six this many dots (•••••).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* Arabic numerals: (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
* Roman numerals: V
(cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number following four and preceding six. This many dots (•••••)
The digit/figure 5.
(US) A five-dollar bill.
- He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
Anything measuring five units, as length.
- Can anyone here change a five ?
A person who is five years old.
- All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
- The fives and sixes will have snack first, then the older kids.
A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
- See you at five .
- Take five , soldier.
* five and dime
* five-bar gate
* five-card stud
* five-finger exercise
* five-line whip
* five o'clock
* high five
* low five
* take five
* gimme five
* slap me five
(colloquial) Any time close to five o'clock.