Hypertext Webster Gateway: "five"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Five \Five\ (f[imac]v), n.
1. The number next greater than four, and less than six; five
units or objects.

Five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
--Matt. xxv.

2. A symbol representing this number, as 5, or V.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Five \Five\, a. [OE. fif, five, AS. f[=i]f, f[=i]fe; akin to D.
vijf, OS. f[=i]f, OHG. finf, funf, G. f["u]nf, Icel. fimm,
Sw. & Sw. Dan. fem, Goth. fimf, Lith. penki, W. pump, OIr.
c['o]ic, L. quinque, Gr. ?, [AE]ol. ?, Skr. pa?can.
[root]303. Cf. {Fifth}, {Cinque}, {Pentagon}, {Punch} the
drink, {Quinary}.]
Four and one added; one more than four.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : being one more than four [syn: {5}, {v}]
n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn: {5},
{V}, {cinque}, {quint}, {quintet}, {fivesome}, {quintuplet},
{pentad}, {fin}, {Phoebe}, {Little Phoebe}]
2: a team that plays basketball [syn: {basketball team}]

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