five has definitions from the fields of sport,basketball,mathematics
[ adjective ] being one more than four


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Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Five per_cent of the voters in each county must sign petitions requesting that the Republicans be allowed to place names of candidates on the general_election ballot , or The Republicans must hold a primary under the county unit system - a system which the party opposes in its platform .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Operating_budget for the day_schools in the five counties of Dallas , Harris , Bexar , Tarrant and El_Paso would be $ 451500 , which would be a savings of $ 157460 yearly after the first year 's capital outlay of $ 88000 was absorbed , Parkhouse told the Senate .

Instead , retailers would sign a certificate of correctness , violation of which would carry a penalty of one to five years in prison , plus a $ 1000 fine .

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

Over the first five frames , Jack_Fisher , the big righthander who figures to be in_the_middle of Oriole plans for a drive on the 1961 American_League pennant , held the A 's scoreless while yielding three scattered hits .

Then Dick_Hyde , submarine_ball hurler , entered the contest and only five batters needed to face him before there existed a 3 - to 3 deadlock .

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[ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

Used in print

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Four or five of the cousins from East_Texas were about his age , so naturally they ran_around together .

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[ noun ] (sport,basketball) a team that plays basketball