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second1

sec·ond1

second1

 
pronunciation:
se knd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition: indicating rank or position between first and third.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of two equal parts of a whole.
definition 2: the member of a series between first and third.
definition 3: (pl.) an additional portion of food.
definition 4: (pl.) goods or merchandise not of the best quality.
similar words:
irregular
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: seconded, seconding, seconds
definition 1: to support; promote; assist.
similar words:
assist
definition 2: to endorse (a nomination, motion, or the like).
She seconded his nomination for chairman.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in a position between first and third; secondly.