Definition of Third


  • the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
    "he was cut down on a close play at third"
    - third base
  • the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
    "you shouldn't try to start in third gear"
    - third gear
  • the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
    "a simple harmony written in major thirds"
  • following the second position in an ordering or series
    "a distant third"
    "he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment"
  • 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)
    "he is playing third"
    - third base
  • one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
    - one third


  • coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
    - 3rd


  • in the third place
    "third we must consider unemployment"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble third

15 unscramble word found using the letters third.

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