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 for five
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Five \Five\ (f[imac]v), n.
     1. The number next greater than four, and less than six; five
        units or objects.
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              Five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
                                                    --Matt. xxv.
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     2. A symbol representing this number, as 5, or V.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Five \Five\ (f[imac]v), a. [OE. fif, five, AS. f[imac]f,
     f[imac]fe; akin to D. vijf, OS. f[imac]f, OHG. finf, funf, G.
     f["u]nf, Icel. fimm, Sw. & Sw. Dan. fem, Goth. fimf, Lith.
     penki, W. pump, OIr. c['o]ic, L. quinque, Gr. pe`nte, [AE]ol.
     pe`mpe, Skr. pa[~n]can. [root]303. Cf. Fifth, Cinque,
     Pentagon, Punch the drink, Quinary.]
     Four and one added; one more than four.
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     Five nations (Ethnol.), a confederacy of the Huron-Iroquois
        Indians, consisting of five tribes: Mohawks, Onondagas,
        Cayugas, Oneidas, and Senecas. They inhabited the region
        which is now the State of new York.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: being one more than four [syn: five, 5, v]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one [syn:
           five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome,
           quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little Phoebe]
      2: a team that plays basketball [syn: basketball team, five]
      3: a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows
         five pips [syn: five-spot, five]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "five":
     cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven, first string,
     first team, nine, platoon, reserves, rowing crew, second string,
     second team, squad, string, team, third string, varsity

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