Definition of for_the
1. fourth [ a ] coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude
Examples: "the quaternary period of geologic time extends from the end of the tertiary period to the present"
(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
The Birds got five hits and all three of their runs off Kunkel before Hartman took_over in the top of the fourth .
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
A Texas halfback who does n't even know the team 's plays , Eldon_Moritz , ranks fourth in Southwest_Conference scoring after three games .
One was on a fourth down screen_pass from the Mustang 21 after an incomplete pass into Gannon 's territory .
(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
Chico_Ruiz made a spectacular play on Alusik 's grounder in the hole in the fourth and Wert came_up with some good stops and showed a strong arm at third_base .
Lemon was on with his fourth single of the game , a liner to center .Synonyms fourth 4th quaternary Related Terms ordinal
2. fourth [ r ] in the fourth place
Examples: "fourthly, you must pay the rent on the first of the month"
(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)
Fourth , the type of vocational training_programs should be related to the employment opportunities in the general locality .Synonyms fourth fourthly
3. fourth [ n ] following the third position; number four in a countable seriesUsed in print:
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Maple and ash , beech and elm , one_hundred to win on Three in the fourth , fifty to win on Six in the third , one_hundred to win on Two in the eighth .Synonyms fourth Related Terms rank
4. fourth [ n ] one of four equal parts
Examples: "a quarter of a pound"
5. fourth [ n ] the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from itSynonyms fourth Related Terms interval
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