Definition of Five hundred

1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five.

Exact synonyms: 500, D
Generic synonyms: Large Integer

2. Adjective. Denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units.
Exact synonyms: 500, D
Similar to: Cardinal

3. Noun. A card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand.
Exact synonyms: Euchre
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards

Definition of Five hundred

1. Numeral. (cardinal) The cardinal number occurring after four hundred ninety-nine and before five hundred one, represented in Arabic numerals as 500. Ordinal: five-hundredth. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Five Hundred

five-second delay
five-second rule
five-spice powder
five-tool player
five-tool players
five Ks
five and dime
five card stud
five dollar bill
five finger discount
five finger exercise
five hundred (current term)
five iron
five lemma
five o'clock
five o'clock shadow
five o'clock shadows
five of a kind
five past
five pillars
five second delay
five second rule
five senses
five spice powder
five thousand
five to

Literary usage of Five hundred

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"For interest on five hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum per annum, for education, support of the government, and other beneficial purposes, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... and permanent society ; and the cathedrals of Constantinople 9T and Carthage M maintained their peculiar establishment of five hundred ..."

3. Report by Maharashtra (India) Committee on Teacher Education in Maharashtra State (1884)
"In 1877 it was one thousand five hundred and ninety-nine (1599). ... In the class Developmental, the number of decedents was five hundred and twenty-eight ..."

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