Pronunciation: (fīv), [key]
1. a cardinal number, four plus one.
2. a symbol for this number, as 5 or V.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with five pips.
5. Informal.a five-dollar bill: Can you give me two fives for a ten?
6. take five, Informal.to take a brief respite.
amounting to five in number.
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