Definitions for eighteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octet(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

  2. Ashcan School, Eight(noun)

    a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life

  3. eight-spot, eight(adj)

    one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face

  4. eight, 8, viii(adj)

    being one more than seven


  1. eight(Noun)

    The digit/figure 8.

  2. eight(Noun)

    Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.

  3. eight(Noun)

    A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which a eight rowers each have two oars

  4. eight(Noun)

    A race in which such craft participate

  5. Origin: From eight, aught, eahte, ahte, from eahta, from ahtōu, from oḱtṓw. Cognate with aucht, acht, acht, acht, acht, åtta, átta, octo, ὀκτώ, ocht.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eight(noun)

    an island in a river; an ait

  2. Eight(adj)

    seven and one; as, eight years

  3. Eight(noun)

    the number greater by a unit than seven; eight units or objects

  4. Eight(noun)

    a symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii

  5. Origin: [See Ait.]


  1. Eight

    Eight was released in 2000 and is the eighth studio album by British rock band, New Model Army. Following the departure of Robert Heaton, Michael Dean and Dean White were recruited into the band, who also co-produced Eight with Justin Sullivan.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eight' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #847

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eight' in Written Corpus Frequency: #193

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    These last eight years…

  2. Japanese Proverb:

    Fall seven times, stand up eight.

  3. Japanese Proverb:

    Fall down seven times, get up eight.

  4. La Yaguara:

    No one wants to line up for eight hours.

  5. Mike Fortuna:

    It came about seven or eight weeks too late.

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