# Five vs Fiveish - What's the difference?

five | fiveish |

## 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 (•••••).

# five

## English

(wikipedia five)

### Alternative forms

* Arabic numerals: (see for numerical forms in other scripts) * Roman numerals: V

### Numeral

• (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 five-dollar 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 * five-and-twenty * 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

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### Statistics

* 1000 English basic words

# fiveish

## English

### Noun

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• (colloquial) Any time close to five o'clock.