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    Definition of thirds in English Dictionary

  • NounBFthird
    1. plural of third.
      1. (law) The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow was entitled to enjoy during her life.
      2. VerbBFthirdPRthirdingPT, PPthirded
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of third.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Social security is the third rail of American politics: touch it and your political career dies.
            • In such a universe, a dynamic shift may well be nomically possible in a broad sense—in the sense that it is compatible with Newton’s first, second, and third laws.
            • When Liverpool scored a third goal, their hopes of winning slipped away forever.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Darren Bent slotted in a Stewart Downing cross to give Villa hope but that was ended when defender Nemanja Vidic thumped in United's third.
            • he so-called PIIIGS of Europe (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Greece and Spain) are all in the bottom third.
            • Declarer threw his queen of spades on the high diamond. He then won the last three tricks with his ace, queen and nine of hearts behind East's jack third.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Noun plural forms
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Verb singular forms
                  • Third-person singular forms

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en third
            2. en hirds
            3. en thirde
            4. en thirty
            5. en thirst
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            Meaning of thirds for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "thirds" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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