Synonyms for (noun) third

Synonyms: third, third base

Definition: 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)

Usage: he is playing third

Similar words: position

Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

Usage: what position does he play?


Synonyms: third, third base

Definition: the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball

Usage: he was cut down on a close play at third

Similar words: bag, base

Definition: a place that the runner must touch before scoring

Usage: he scrambled to get back to the bag


Synonyms: third, third gear

Definition: the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle

Usage: you shouldn't try to start in third gear

Similar words: gear, gear mechanism

Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)


Synonyms: third

Definition: the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it

Usage: a simple harmony written in major thirds

Similar words: musical interval, interval

Definition: the difference in pitch between two notes


Synonyms: one-third, third, tierce

Definition: one of three equal parts of a divisible whole

Usage: it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement

Similar words: common fraction, simple fraction

Definition: the quotient of two integers


Synonyms: third

Definition: following the second position in an ordering or series

Usage: a distant third; he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment

Similar words: rank

Definition: relative status

Usage: his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

Synonyms for (adjective) third

Synonyms: 3rd, tertiary, third

Definition: coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position

Similar words: ordinal

Definition: being or denoting a numerical order in a series

Usage: ordinal numbers; held an ordinal rank of seventh