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 (•••••).
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five Alternative forms
* Arabic numerals: (see for numerical forms in other scripts)
* Roman numerals: V
Numeral
(head)
(cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number following four and preceding six. This many dots (•••••)
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Noun
( en noun)
The digit/figure 5.
 He wrote a five followed by four zeroes.
(US) A fivedollar bill.
 Can anyone here change a five ?
Anything measuring five units, as length.
 All the fives are over there in the corner, next to the fours.
A person who is five years old.
 The fives and sixes will have snack first, then the older kids.
five o'clock
 See you at five .
A short rest, especially one of five minutes.
 Take five , soldier.
Derived terms
* five and dime
* fiveandtwenty
* fivebar gate
* fivecard stud
* fivefinger exercise
* fiveline whip
* five o'clock
* high five
* low five
* take five
* gimme five
* slap me five
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fiveish English
Noun
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(colloquial) Any time close to five o'clock. 