Definition of THIRD

noun : THIRD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) one of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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); "he is playing third" ;

  • 3. (

    ) following the second position in an ordering or series; "a distant third"; "he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it; "a simple harmony written in major thirds" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle; "you shouldn't try to start in third gear" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball; "he was cut down on a close play at third" ;

Adjective : THIRD

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adverb : THIRD

Source: WordNet 3.1

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