1. one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
Example : it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
2. in the third place
Example : third we must consider unemployment
3. coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position 4. 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
Example : I am playing third.
5. the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
Example : They were cut down on a close play at third.
6. the third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle
Example : you shouldn't try to start in third gear
7. the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it
Example : a simple harmony written in major thirds
8. following the second position in an ordering or series
Example : a distant third
Translation for "third"
third meaning in Spanish : tercero third meaning in German : dritte third meaning in Japanese : 三番 third meaning in Turkish : üçüncü third meaning in Chinese : 第三 third meaning in Arabic : الثالث third meaning in Polish : trzeci third meaning in Hindi : तीसरा third meaning in French : troisième third meaning in Russian : в третьих third meaning in Tamil : மூன்றாவது third meaning in Telugu : మూడో