six Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
vi; half dozen; half-dozen; 6.
; akin to OFries. sex
, D. zes
, OS. & OHG. sehs
, G. sechs
, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sex
, Goth. saíhs
, Lith. szeszi
, Russ. sheste
, Gael. & Ir. se
, W. chwech
, L. sex
, Gr. , Per. shesh
, Skr. shash
. Cf. Hexagon
- One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.
- The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.
- A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
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