third (Adjective) — Coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position.
third (Noun) — One of three equal parts of a divisible whole. ex. "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
third (Noun) — The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the third of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate). ex. "he is playing third"
third (Noun) — Following the second position in an ordering or series. ex. "a distant third" ex. "he answered the first question willingly, the second reluctantly, and the third with resentment"
third (Noun) — The musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it. ex. "a simple harmony written in major thirds"
third (Noun) — The third from the lowest forward ratio gear in the gear box of a motor vehicle. ex. "you shouldn't try to start in third gear"
third (Noun) — The base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball. ex. "he was cut down on a close play at third"
third (Adverb) — In the third place. ex. "third we must consider unemployment"