Definitions for sevenˈsɛv ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word seven

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seven, 7, VII, sevener, heptad, septet, septenary(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

  2. seven-spot, seven(adj)

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

  3. seven, 7, vii(adj)

    being one more than six


  1. seven(Noun)

    The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.

    He wrote three sevens on the paper.

  2. seven(Noun)

    A card bearing seven pips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seven(adj)

    one more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week

  2. Seven(noun)

    the number greater by one than six; seven units or objects

  3. Seven(noun)

    a symbol representing seven units, as 7, or vii

  4. Origin: [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon, seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun, G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj, Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith. septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L. septem, Gr. , Skr. saptan. 305. Cf. Hebdomad, Heptagon, September.]


  1. Seven

    Seven was the fourth album from English alternative rock band James, released February 1992. Half of the album was produced by Youth, but after being unimpressed with some of the early records the band's studio time ran out, so the band produced the rest of the album itself with the help of Steve Chase.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seven' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #810

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #207

Anagrams for seven »

  1. névés

  2. eevns

  3. evens

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Murphy:

    He clung to life for seven days.

  2. Japanese Proverb:

    Fall seven times, stand up eight.

  3. Japanese Proverb:

    Fall down seven times, get up eight.

  4. Bill Hasencamp:

    The seven states have to work together.

  5. Martin Horn:

    Seven more years means nothing to a lifer.

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