Third vs. Thirdly — What's the Difference?

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Third

The ordinal number matching the number three in a series.
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Thirdly

In the third place, rank, or order.
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Third

One of three equal parts.
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Thirdly

In the third place; third in a row.
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Third

An interval of three degrees in a diatonic scale.
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Thirdly

In the third place.
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Third

A tone separated by three degrees from a given tone, especially the third tone of a scale.
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Thirdly

In the third place;
Third we must consider unemployment
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Third

The transmission gear or gear ratio used to produce forward speeds next higher to those of second in a motor vehicle.
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Third

(Baseball) Third base.
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Third

Thirds Merchandise whose quality is below the standard set for seconds.
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Third

The ordinal form of the cardinal number three; Coming after the second.
The third tree from the left is my favorite.
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Third

The person or thing in the third position.
Jones came in third.
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Third

One of three equal parts of a whole.
He ate a third of the pie. Divided by two-thirds.
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Third

(uncountable) The third gear of a gearbox.
Now put it into third.
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Third

(music) An interval consisting of the first and third notes in a scale.
They sing in thirds.
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Third

(baseball) third base
The play ended with Jones standing on third.
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Third

(golf) A handicap of one stroke every third hole.
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Third

A third-class degree, awarded to the lowest achievers in an honours degree programme
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Third

(archaic) One sixtieth of a second, i.e., the third in a series of fractional parts in a sexagesimal number system. Also formerly known as a tierce.
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Third

(informal) To agree with a proposition or statement after it has already been seconded.
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Third

To divide into three equal parts.
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Third

Next after the second; coming after two others; - the ordinal of three; as, the third hour in the day.
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Third

Constituting or being one of three equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
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Third

The quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided.
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Third

The sixtieth part of a second of time.
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Third

The third tone of the scale; the mediant.
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Third

The third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitled to enjoy during her life.
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Third

One of three equal parts of a divisible whole;
It contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
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Third

The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near 3rd base;
He is playing third
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Third

Following the second position in an ordering or series;
A distant third
He answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment
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Third

The musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it;
A simple harmony written in major thirds
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Third

The third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle;
You shouldn't try to start in third gear
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Third

The base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball;
He was cut down on a close play at third
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Third

Coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
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Third

Being one of three equal parts;
A third share of the money
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Third

In the third place;
Third we must consider unemployment
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