Meaning of SIX in English

SIX

/ sɪks; NAmE / number 6

HELP NOTE : There are examples of how to use numbers at the entry for five .

IDIOMS

- at sixes and sevens

- be six feet under

- hit / knock sb for six

- it's six of one and half a dozen of the other

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English siex , six , syx , of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zes and German sechs , from an Indo-European root shared by Latin sex and Greek hex .

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