five


five
five [faıv] number, n
[: Old English; Origin: fif]
1.) the number 5
There is also a golf course five miles away.
I'll be back by five (=five o'clock) .
The family moved to Canada when he was five (=five years old) .
2.)
a piece of paper money that is worth five dollars or five pounds
→↑fiver
Do you have two fives for a ten?
3.) give sb (a) five informal
to hit the inside of someone's hand with your hand to show that you are very pleased about something
4.) take five
spoken used to tell people to stop working for a few minutes
5.) fives[U]
a British ball game in which the ball is hit with the hand against any of three walls
→↑handball

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.