[f_ˈɔː_θ], [fˈɔːθ], [fˈɔːθ]
Definitions of fourth

coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude; " the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present"

one of four equal parts; " a quarter of a pound"

following the third position; number four in a countable series

Next in order after the third; the ordinal of four.

Forming one of four equal parts into which anything may be divided.

One of four equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by four; one coming next in order after the third.

The interval of two tones and a semitone, embracing four diatonic degrees of the scale; the subdominant of any key.

Next in order after third.

One of four equal parts.

Next after the third.

FOURTHLY.

Half of a half.

Next in order after the third.

The ordinal of four.

One of four equal parts of a whole; an interval composed of two tones and a semi tone.

Next after the third; ordinal of four.
Loading...
Usage examples for fourth

The fourth this: You go. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon

Regina took the fourth bowl and a piece of bread and went out. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford

The fourth person present in the room, who sat with his book at some distance, had turned his eyes upon Otway with a look of peculiar interest. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing

He stayed away for three days; on the evening of the fourth she sent for him. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert

The fourth form is the square thread shown in Fig. – Modern MachineShop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose

Fourth and last came the famous Neapolitans of Marquis Trevico. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 15551623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley

Next year, the fourth, it did better. – Woodland Tales by Ernest SetonThompson

One fourth of all children born did not live to the age of ten, most dying in their first year. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly

It was Conaran's fourth daughter. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

To Confess the Truth, he had no less than three ty'd up behind his Horse, and a fourth he held in his Hand. – An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews by Conny Keyber

Three women hanged, a fourth tried, by the local authorities. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein

The apostolic authorship of the fourth gospel and the first epistle of John is sustained by a mass of evidence that cannot be set aside. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows

It was always in the fourth class that the first communion was made; that is, when the girls stayed one year in each class. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King

Sheep may be given about one fourth the dose recommended for cattle. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.

He read the song aloud for the fourth time. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham

This was the fourth day. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun

After the fourth move every square must be attacked or occupied, but no queen must then attack another. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney

It seemed very still here on the fourth level of Vokal's palace. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne