from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A five-dollar bill.
  • n. Chiefly British Informal A five-pound note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A banknote with a value of five units of currency.
  • n. By extension: the value in money that this represents.
  • n. A clenched fist.
  • n. A mathematical puzzle played on a 5x5 grid.
  • n. A Zaydi Shiite Muslim, who disagrees with the majority of Shiites on the identity of the Fifth Imam.
  • n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. a United States bill worth 5 dollars


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