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 Meanings and Examples of THIRD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
third
 a.  next after the second
 a.  ranked one level below the second
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  One settled on his lip, another on his ear, a third hovered as though intending to lodge in his very eye, and a fourth had the temerity to alight just under his nostrils.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
2  And almost as Chichikov spoke he saw a third chessman coming into view between the queens.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
3  For instance, one of them made a regular practice of reading Karamzin, another of conning the Moscow Gazette, and a third of never looking at a book at all.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
4  Yet neither on the morrow, nor on the day following, nor on the third would documents arrive at the suitor's abode.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
5  "This is not the sort of thing for me," he murmured, and turned his attention to a third bookcase, which contained books on the Arts.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
6  The first bottle of champagne was followed by another, a third, and even a fourth.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  Vassily Ivanovitch poked his third finger into his pipe, where a little smouldering ash was still left.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
8  Nikolai Petrovitch was surprised; Fenitchka, the reserved and staid Fenitchka, had never given him a caress in the presence of a third person.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  but on the third day, at dinner, he could bear it no longer.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  I saw him once in the theatre, in the third tier of boxes.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
11  You will go from here to something lower, another house; a year later--to a third, lower and lower, and in seven years you will come to a basement in the Haymarket.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VI
12  You will change to another house, then to a third, then somewhere else, till you come down at last to the Haymarket.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VII
13  After serving three terms I was decorated with the Vladimir of the third class with the approval of the government.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
14  Anna of the third class is not so nice.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
15  The third group was gathered round Mortemart and Anna Pavlovna.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
16  I might say that success is won by three things: first, effort; second, more effort; third, still more effort.
17  I noticed the ring on the third finger of her left hand.
18  Mike is the third of five sons.
19  His office is on the third floor.
20  They're renting a furnished flat on the third floor.
21  When the third goal was scored against us, we knew the match was past redemption.
22  United's new striker confounded the critics with his third goal in as many games.
23  Little is known about the third member of the band.
24  March is the third month of the year.
25  Nearly a third of the population died in the Great Plague.
26  Under the treaty, both sides will sign away a third of their nuclear weapons.
27  A third of accidental deaths occur in the home.
28  You are like a third parent.
29  One third of the world's population consumes / consume two thirds of the world's resources.
30  Freud had not dared to publish the third chapter of his book in Vienna.