Definition of fourth
- shifted into fourth
- watched fireworks on the Fourth
cut the cake into fourths
She drank a fourth of the bottle.
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: number four in a series
: one of four equal parts of something
: the fourth forward gear or speed of a car, truck, etc.
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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