English dictionary definition of:

third


Noun

  • the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)
  • the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
  • the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
  • the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
  • one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
  • following the second position in an ordering or series

Adjective

  • coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position

Adverb

  • in the third place

Thesaurus

3rd one-third tertiary thirdly tierce

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some th words and learn about the word third in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list ir words and learn about the word third in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Scrabble score for third


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 13:20:07 on 18-01-20

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