Translations for secondˈsɛk ənd

1

second(adjective)

next after, or following, the first in time, place etc

February is the second month of the year; She finished the race in second place.

2

second(noun)

a second person, thing etc

You're the second to arrive.

3

second(noun)

the sixtieth part of a minute

He ran the race in three minutes and forty-two seconds.

4

second(adjective)

additional or extra

a second house in the country.

5

second(noun)

a person who supports and helps a person who is fighting in a boxing match etc.

6

second(noun)

a short time

I'll be there in a second.

7

second(verb)

to agree with (something said by a previous speaker), especially to do so formally

He proposed the motion and I seconded it.

8

second(adjective)

lesser in importance, quality etc

She's a member of the school's second swimming team.

9

second(adverb)

next after the first

He came second in the race.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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