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1. third

adjective. ['ˈθɝːd'] coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position.

Synonyms

  • tertiary
  • 3rd

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Third

  • transferred
  • transfered
  • undeterred
  • uncured
  • preferred
  • prefered
  • overheard
  • misheard
  • conferred
  • concurred
  • unheard
  • reword
  • referred
  • recurred
  • interred
  • inferred
  • incurred
  • deterred
  • demurred
  • deferred
  • chauffeured
  • alward
  • absurd
  • stirred
  • spurred
  • slurred
  • occurred
  • blurred
  • word
  • nerd

How do you spell third? Is it thrid ?

A common misspelling of third is thrid

Example sentences of the word third


1. Adjective
If the engine is cold, tug the starter cord a third time.

Quotes containing the word third


1. Maybe the bar is low, but most of the strips that are 50, 60, 70 years old that are on their second or third generation of artists, the humor is pretty bland. There are others by people that were raised on 'Family Guy' or 'South Park' that are edgier. Mine's not as edgy as those, but it's edgier than 'Beetle Bailey.'
- Stephan Pastis

2. In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.
- Robert Orben

3. Corporations, consumers, and citizens must begin acting in concert to create a powerful third pillar of social transformation if we hope to meet the social challenges we currently face with equal force. This begins with corporations that choose to alter how they practice capitalism in two ways to serve the greater good.
- Simon Mainwaring

2. third-dimensional

adjective. involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth.

Synonyms

  • three-dimensional
  • 3-dimensional
  • multidimensional

Antonyms

  • linear
  • planar
  • one-dimensional

3. one-third

noun. ['ˌwənˈθɝːd'] one of three equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • common fraction
  • tierce
  • simple fraction

4. third-dimensionality

noun. the property of having three dimensions.

Synonyms

  • cubicity
  • dimensionality

Antonyms

  • planar

5. third

noun. ['ˈθɝːd'] one of three equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • common fraction
  • tierce
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • anteriority
  • northernness
  • external
  • internal

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. third

noun. ['ˈθɝːd'] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate).

Synonyms

  • third base
  • position

Antonyms

  • low status
  • dominant
  • lower-class

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. third

adverb. ['ˈθɝːd'] in the third place.

Antonyms

  • upper-class

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. third

noun. ['ˈθɝːd'] following the second position in an ordering or series.

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. third

noun. ['ˈθɝːd'] the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball.

Synonyms

  • third base
  • bag

Antonyms

  • southernness
  • anterior
  • posterior

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. third

noun. ['ˈθɝːd'] the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle.

Synonyms

  • car
  • motorcar
  • gear
  • automobile
  • machine
  • gear mechanism
  • third gear

Antonyms

  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness
  • interior

Etymology

  • þridda (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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