Meaning of SIX in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsiks ]


Etymology: Middle English, from six, adjective, from Old English siex; akin to Old High German sehs six, Latin sex, Greek hex

Date: before 12th century

1. — see number table

2. : the sixth in a set or series

the six of spades

3. : something having six units or members: as

a. : an ice-hockey team

b. : a 6-cylinder engine or automobile

• six adjective

• six pronoun, plural in construction

- at sixes and sevens

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.