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 Meanings and Examples of SIX
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
six
 n.  a number that is one more than five
 n.  the sixth in a set or series
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He had advanced two leagues when he was overtaken by four others, heroes of six feet, who bound him and carried him to a dungeon.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In II
2  The cannons first of all laid flat about six thousand men on each side; the muskets swept away from this best of worlds nine or ten thousand ruffians who infested its surface.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In III
3  It is now six months since this agreement was made.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VIII
4  After this long conversation the old man ordered a coach and six sheep to be got ready, and twelve of his domestics to conduct the travellers to Court.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
5  Candide and Cacambo got into the coach, the six sheep flew, and in less than four hours they reached the King's palace situated at the extremity of the capital.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
6  We have, each of us in his pocket, five or six millions in diamonds; you are more clever than I; you must go and bring Miss Cunegonde from Buenos Ayres.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
7  The servants being all gone, the six strangers, with Candide and Martin, remained in a profound silence.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVI
8  You see," said Candide to Martin on the way, "we supped with six dethroned kings, and of those six there was one to whom I gave charity.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVII
9  There are thirty-six of you, in five or six small rooms.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
10  There were six of them to share it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
11  They make bread for six months at one time; they bake it with dried cow-dung.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
12  He left behind him five or six very curious manuscripts; among others, a dissertation on this verse in Genesis, In the beginning, the spirit of God floated upon the waters.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—MONSEIGNEUR BIENVENU MADE HIS CASSOCKS LAST TOO...
13  In the Bishop's own chamber, at the head of his bed, there was a small cupboard, in which Madame Magloire locked up the six silver knives and forks and the big spoon every night.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
14  They make very pretty woollen cords of various colors, and they play the mountain airs on little flutes with six holes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
15  They asked us two crowns of six francs each to regild them, but.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
Example Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
16  Five of the six provinces are to become autonomous regions in a new federal system of government.
17  I'd like to make a reservation for eight people at six o'clock tonight.
18  The new race track is nearly six miles in extent.
19  She did six months' hard training before the marathon.
20  After six months' training the whole team is in superb form.
21  I don't knock off until six.
22  I was sent to boarding school, where I spent six years of unremitting misery.
23  Within six weeks the bruising had gone, but it was six months before it all healed.
24  Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months.
25  The company employs six full-timers and one part-time worker.
26  In some countries children don't start learning to read and write until they are six.
27  The tongue is but three inches long, yet it can kill a man six feet high.
28  Immured in a dark airless cell, the hostages waited six months for their release.
29  If the opposition party can hang together over the next six months, they might just stand a chance of being elected.
30  The court heard that the six defendants had been coerced into making a confession.