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sec·ond1

second1

 
pronunciation:
se knd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition: coming next after the first in a series.
My name was second on the recital program.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the member of a series between first and third.
John is the second of their three sons.
definition 2: (plural) another helping of food.
The cake was so delicious that we all had seconds.
definition 3: (plural) items for sale that have minor flaws.
The socks were sold as seconds because their tops are crooked.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: seconds, seconding, seconded
definition: to give support to.
She seconded the motion to end the meeting.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in a position between first and third.
He finished second in the race.