- preceded by six others in a series; 7th
- designating any of the seven equal parts of something
Origin of seventhMiddle English seventhe, a new formation from seoven + -th, replacing Old English seofande (akin to German siebente) and seofotha
- the one following the sixth
- any of the seven equal parts of something;
- the seventh tone of an ascending diatonic scale, or a tone six degrees above or below any given tone in such a scale; leading tone; subtonic
- the interval between two such tones, or a combination of them
- the chord formed by any tone and the third, fifth, and seventh of which it is the fundamentalin full seventh chord
in the seventh place, rank, group, etc.
- The ordinal number matching the number seven in a series.
- One of seven equal parts.
- Music An interval encompassing seven diatonic degrees.
Origin of seventhMiddle English alteration of sefende from Old English seofunda from seofon seven ; see seven .
- The ordinal form of the number seven.
7th, 7th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VII
- The person or thing in the seventh position.
- One of seven equal parts of a whole.
- (music) A tone of the seventh degree from a given tone, the interval between two such tones, or the two tones sounding in unison.