Definitions for eighteɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a cardinal number, seven plus one.
a symbol for this number, as 8 or VIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
an automobile powered by an eight-cylinder engine. an eight-cylinder engine.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Automotive, Informal
(adj.)amounting to eight in number.
Origin of eight:
bef. 1000; ME eighte, OE (e)ahta
eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octet(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
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
one of four playing cards in a deck with eight pips on the face
eight, 8, viii(adj)
being one more than seven
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the number 8
The digit/figure 8.
Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.
A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which a eight rowers each have two oars
A race in which such craft participate
Origin: From eight, aught, eahte, ahte, from eahta, from ahtōu, from oḱtṓw. Cognate with aucht, acht, acht, acht, acht, åtta, átta, octo, ὀκτώ, ocht.
an island in a river; an ait
seven and one; as, eight years
the number greater by a unit than seven; eight units or objects
a symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii
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.
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Translations for eight
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
8 in number
eight people; He is eight years old.
- oitoPortuguese (BR)
- οκτώ (στον αριθμό)Greek
- lapan tahunMalay
- 八個(人或物)Chinese (Trad.)
- عدد میں 8Urdu
- 八的Chinese (Simp.)
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