Meaning of five

five

Pronunciation: (fīv), [key]
— n.
  1. a cardinal number, four plus one.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 5 or V.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with five pips.
  5. a five-dollar bill: Can you give me two fives for a ten?
  6. to take a brief respite.
—adj.
  1. amounting to five in number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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