What does EIGHT mean?

Definitions for EIGHT
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octetnoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

  2. Ashcan School, Eightnoun

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

  3. eight-spot, eightadjective

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

  4. eight, 8, viiiadjective

    being one more than seven

Wiktionary

  1. eightnoun

    The digit/figure 8.

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

  2. eightnoun

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

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

  3. eightnoun

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

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

  4. eightnoun

    A race in which such craft participate

    Etymology: 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. Eightnoun

    an island in a river; an ait

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  2. Eightadjective

    seven and one; as, eight years

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  3. Eightnoun

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

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  4. Eightnoun

    a symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eight

    āt, n. the cardinal number one above seven: the figure (8 or viii.) denoting eight.—adj. noting the number eight.—adjs. and ns. Eight′een, eight and ten, twice nine; Eight′eenmō, same as Octodecimo (q.v.); Eight′eenth, the ordinal number corresponding to eighteen.—n. Eight′foil (her.), an eight-leaved grass.—adjs. Eight′fold, eight times any quantity; Eighth, the ordinal number corresponding to eight.—n. an eighth part.—adv. Eighth′ly, in the eighth place.—adjs. and ns. Eight′ieth, the ordinal number corresponding to eighty; Eight′y, eight times ten, fourscore.—An eight, a crew of a rowing-boat, consisting of eight oarsmen; An eight-oar, or simply Eight, the boat itself; An eight days, a week; Figure of eight, a figure shaped like an 8 made in skating; Piece of eight, a Spanish coin; The eights, annual bumping boat-races which take place in the summer term in Oxford and Cambridge between the various colleges. [A.S. eahta; Ger. acht, L. octo, Gr. oktō.]

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

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EIGHT in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EIGHT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of EIGHT in a Sentence

  1. Montasser Al De'emeh:

    You can't stop people from leaving by force, it's impossible for this to be the solution. There are people who were barred from leaving and jailed ; after eight years they were released and they managed to leave.

  2. Wilson Chowdhry:

    There has been a lack of mainstream media coverage, meanwhile her plight continues and she had been waiting for a Supreme Court hearing for eight months, people have to contact leaders of their nations asking them to engage in dialogue with Pakistani government for humanitarian rights alone.

  3. Randy Sowers:

    I was shocked that the government would even consider bringing criminal charges when I had done nothing wrong, the IRS agents who came to the farm told me that the judge who approved the seizure had given them the authority to take anything up to $243,455—the amount of cash deposited in the account over a period of eight months.

  4. Coalition Spokesman Col. Steve Warren:

    Jasim Khadijah was an ISIS member and former Iraqi officer believed directly connected to the recent rocket attack that killed SSG Cardin and wounded eight other U.S. Marines.

  5. Joe Biden:

    When Senator Harris was the attorney general for eight years in the state of California, there were two of the most segregated school districts in the country, in Los Angeles and in San Francisco, i didn't see a single solitary time she brought a case against them to desegregate.

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