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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. thirdnoun

    The third gear of an engine.

    Now put it into third.

    third gear

  2. thirdnoun


Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. one-third, third, tiercenoun

    one of three equal parts of a divisible whole

    "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"

    trey, trio, troika, ternary, terzetto, tierce, trinity, triplet, deuce-ace, threesome, one-third, trine, third base, ternion, leash, three, tercet, triad, terce, third gear


  2. third base, thirdnoun

    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"

    tierce, third base, one-third, third gear


  3. thirdnoun

    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"

    tierce, third base, one-third, third gear


  4. thirdnoun

    the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it

    "a simple harmony written in major thirds"

    tierce, third base, one-third, third gear


  5. third gear, thirdnoun

    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"

    third base, tierce, one-third, third gear


  6. third base, thirdadjective

    the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball

    "he was cut down on a close play at third"

    tierce, third base, one-third, third gear


  7. third, 3rd, tertiaryadverb

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



  8. third, thirdlyadverb

    in the third place

    "third we must consider unemployment"



Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thirdnoun

    third part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thirdadjective


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  1. Henrik Stenson:

    It has a slightly different feel and it should have, it is the Olympics, the beauty of this event is if you are third you are actually going to be leaving with something. If you are third at a major you get world ranking points and a nice check -- but I would definitely trade a third at a major with a bronze medal.

  2. Leo Durocher:

    If I were playing third base and my mother were rounding third with the run that was going to beat us, I'd trip her. Oh, I'd pick her up and brush her off and say, 'Sorry, Mom, but nobody beats me.'

  3. Todd Sinett:

    If you’re only looking at your back pain as structural source you’re missing 2/3 of the equation, you can’t solve any problem if you’re looking at a third of the possible solutions, a third of the possible diagnosis and a third of the possible treatments.

  4. Aaron Glatt:

    I think there will most certainly be patients that absolutely will benefit from getting a third dose, besides the immunocompromised that definitely should get a third dose, i think there will be some patients that probably have robust immunity and really don’t need a third dose at this point in time, maybe they’ll never need it, that we don’t really know.

  5. Babylonian Talmud:

    Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.

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