Six vs Nine - What's the difference?

six | nine |

As a noun six

is pike.

As a verb nine is

they are.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia six)


  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after five and before seven.
  • Derived terms

    * six-figure * * six-pack, six pack, sixpack * six-shooter, sixshooter * sixteen * sixth * sixty * six ways to Sunday


  • The digit or figure .
  • (military slang, by ellipsis of six o'clock) Rear, behind (rear side of something).
  • (cricket, countable) An event whereby a batsman hits a ball which does not bounce before passing over a boundary in the air, resulting in an award of 6 runs for the batting team.
  • (American football) A touchdown.
  • Derived terms

    * at sixes and sevens * hit someone for six

    See also

    * * (Arabic numeral) * (Chinese numerals) * or VI (Roman numeral) * (Greek numeral) *




    * (l) 1000 English basic words ----



    (wikipedia nine)


  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
  • A cat has nine lives.
  • Describing a set or group with nine components.
  • See also



    (en noun)
  • The digit or figure .
  • (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  • (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  • (computing, engineering, usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
  • They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines .
  • (label) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
  • * 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:Peter Morris,
  • A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412
  • *:The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.
  • Synonyms

    * (Roman numerals): (l)

    Coordinate terms

    * Previous : eight () * Next : ten ()

    Derived terms

    * cloud nine * dressed to the nines * on cloud nine * the whole nine yards

    See also