from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A five-dollar bill.
  • noun Chiefly British A five-pound note.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A five-pound or five-dollar note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun slang A banknote with a value of five units of currency.
  • noun By extension: the value in money that this represents.
  • noun A clenched fist.
  • noun A mathematical puzzle played on a 5x5 grid.
  • noun Islam A Zaydi Shiite Muslim, who disagrees with the majority of Shiites on the identity of the Fifth Imam.
  • noun religion A person who gives five percent of their income or five hours a week of their time to charity (a reduction of ten percent tithing).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a United States bill worth 5 dollars


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