What does eighteen mean?

Definitions for eighteenˈeɪˈtin

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eighteen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighteen, 18, XVIII(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one

  2. eighteen, 18, xviii(adj)

    being one more than seventeen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eighteen(adj)

    eight and ten; as, eighteen pounds

  2. Eighteen(noun)

    the number greater by a unit than seventeen; eighteen units or objects

  3. Eighteen(noun)

    a symbol denoting eighteen units, as 18 or xviii

  4. Origin: [AS. eahtatne, eahtatne. See Eight, and Ten, and cf. Eighty.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eighteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #646

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eighteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Dempsey:

    Eighteen of 18 pallets landed on the intended target.

  2. Dylan Thomas:

    I just drank eighteen whiskies. That must be a record.

  3. E. B. White:

    The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

  5. Peyton Manning:

    There's something about 18 years, eighteen is a good number, and today I retire from pro football.

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