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fourth

fourth

pronunciation:
forth
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
features:
Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: indicating rank or position between third and fifth.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of four equal parts of a whole.
similar words:
quarter
definition 2: the member of a series between third and fifth.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in a position between third and fifth; fourthly.
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word forth (forward)? Fourth and forth sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Parts
The word fourth contains the following part:
-th1, -eth Old English adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means in the position in a series indicated by the base number;
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This suffix attaches to numbers to form ordinal numbers, such as "fourth " from "four." The spelling -eth is used when the base ends in y, as in "twentieth " from "twenty."