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EN[θɜː(ɹ)d] [θɝd] [tɜjd] [-ɜː(ɹ)d]
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    Definition of third in English Dictionary

  • NomPLthirds
    1. The person or thing in the third position.
      1. Jones came in third.
    2. One of three equal parts of a whole.
      1. He ate a third of the pie. Divided by two-thirds.
    3. NU The third gear of an engine.
      1. Now put it into third.
    4. (music) An interval consisting of the first and third notes in a scale.
      1. They sing in thirds.
    5. (baseball) third base.
      1. The play ended with Jones standing on third.
    6. (archaic) One sixtieth of a second, i.e., the third in a series of fractional parts in a sexagesimal number system. Also formerly known as a tierce.
    7. VerbeSGthirdsPRthirdingPT, PPthirded
      1. To agree with a proposition or statement after it has already been seconded.
        1. To divide into three equal parts.
        2. Adjectif
          1. The ordinal form of the cardinal number three; Coming after the second.
            1. The third tree from the left is my favorite.
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Van Persie skied a penalty, conceded by Gary Caldwell who was sent off, and also hit the post before scoring his third with a shot at the near post.
            • "If Columbus hadn't discovered America, he wouldn't have been famous." is an example of a third conditional sentence.
            • Division of splenocolic and gastrocolic ligaments from left to right completed splenic flexure mobilization releasing the distal third of transverse colon.
          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • Darren Bent slotted in a Stewart Downing cross to give Villa hope but that was ended when defender Nemanja Vidic thumped in United's third.
            • Declarer threw his queen of spades on the high diamond. He then won the last three tricks with his ace, queen and nine of hearts behind East's jack third.
            • he so-called PIIIGS of Europe (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Greece and Spain) are all in the bottom third.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Adjectifs
            • Adjectifs incomparable
            • Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Noms Indénombrable
                • Verbes
                Liens Connexes:
                1. en third-rate
                2. en third-person
                3. en thirds
                4. en thirde
                5. en thirdly
                Source: Wiktionnaire

                Meaning of third for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "third" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe.
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