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six Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. 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.
  2. noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
  3. adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
    vi; half dozen; half-dozen; 6.

Six adjective
AS. six, seox, siex; 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, Hexameter, Samite, Senary, Sextant, Sice.
  1. One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.
Six noun
  1. The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.
  2. A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.

Webster 1913