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Definitions of six

  1.   Five and one: a figure denoting six units ( 6, or VI.).
  2.   The number greater by one than five; the sign representing six units, as 6 or vi.
  3.   denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
  4.   The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three and three; six units or objects.
  5.   One more than five.
  6.   Twice three.
  7.   Sixfold.
  8.   The next in number after five; as a prefix, having six.
  9.   Five and one.
  10.   The number of twice three; the figure representing it. At sixes and sevens, in disorder.
  11.   the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  12.   A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
  13.   One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.

Antonyms for six

ordinal.

Quotes of six

  1. We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury. – Franz Beckenbauer
  2. Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years. – Jim Cooper
  3. The President's budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill. – Jim Cooper
  4. Now, I'm the only living member of that group. There was the six of us originally and they're now all gone. – Martin Denny
  5. And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers. – Rube Goldberg
  6. My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount. – Brian Austin Green
  7. We watched the U. S. citizenship immigration services web site in March. They had six million, two hundred thousand hits, and two million people downloaded applications for citizenship. So what we're doing is attempting to help people in that process. – Luis Gutierrez
  8. We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians, and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded. – Calamity Jane
  9. I'd retired for about six or seven years. Coming back to the business, I found that I was sort of not quite a has -been, and it wasn't a new career, it was just kind of difficult to crack the nut, so to speak. – Julie London
  10. I often meet adults in their 30s, 40s, or 50s who, as soon as they recognize me, suddenly become six years old again. – Clayton Moore
  11. Well, you can't compete with a six foot five man in a wig. – Shemar Moore
  12. I got to work with Gene Hackman for six weeks, side by side, 12 hours a day. – Marguerite Moreau
  13. Over the last six years, airlines have experienced severe financial pressure to leave smaller communities, making demands on the EAS program even greater. – Nick Rahall
  14. If you're an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It's boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours. – James Taylor
  15. The estimated loss of up to six million dead is founded too much on both emotional, biased testimonies and on exaggerated data in the postwar reckonings of war crimes and on the squaring of accounts with the defeated. – Franjo Tudjman

Usage examples for six

  1. You see, they live only six months of the year. ” – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. “ I believe in less than six months he was not disappointed. ” – The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent by S.M. Hussey
  3. There will be six then." ” – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  4. “ I wouldn't be likely to make any mistake about a man I'd lived with for nearly six months, would I? ” – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. “ " I'll look for you about six then, Inez," he said, and he followed Judith. ” – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  6. “ I looked at my watch while the stone was falling, and I said, 'The tower is sixty- two feet and six inches high. ” – In Search of a Son by William Shepard Walsh
  7. Of the six members present, three had voted in the affirmative and three in the negative. ” – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  8. He was coming home in six months. ” – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  9. “ " I read the Times for an hour every afternoon between five and six Mr. Sarsby admitted. ” – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  10. “ I shall have to say the same thing to five or six other people. ” – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  11. Jud, if Miss Polly comes home and doesn't find any children, just tell her they're with me and that we'll be home by six – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  12. Now I walked six hours, and did stop a little to eat and drink, and went on again. ” – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  13. Coming in six weeks' time, or even a month's time, it would be far less likely to make that trouble. ” – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  14. He first came here on a man- of- war about six months ago. ” – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  15. The Dad's worth six of him! ” – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  16. “ I told you your course six months ago. ” – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  17. This you proved six long years ago. ” – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  18. Six o'clock, and no word. ” – McAllister and His Double by Arthur Train
  19. At a guess, General, twenty- five or twenty- six – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. “ " I'll give you six days," Graham said. ” – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss

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