What does Eight mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  1. eight(Noun)

    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. eight(Noun)

    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. 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

    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. eight(Noun)

    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. Eight(noun)

    an island in a river; an ait

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  2. Eight(adj)

    seven and one; as, eight years

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  3. Eight(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  4. Eight(noun)

    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.]

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

How to pronounce Eight?

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How to say Eight in sign language?

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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. Alek Skarlatos:

    It doesn't take eight magazines to rob a train, the guy had a lot of ammo. His intentions seemed pretty clear.

  2. Di Fabio:

    Fish consumption at eight years old may simply serve as an indicator of high dietary quality, children who are picky eaters may avoid foods high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fats including fish and seafood, walnuts, spinach and soybeans.

  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabar:

    The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade, and I was about five feet eight inches tall. I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot. I was completely confident it would go in and I've been shooting it ever since.

  4. Babila Akaou:

    Wednesday's attacks killed eight and wounded nine, for security forces and Boko Haram militants, we do not yet have a death toll.

  5. Israel Police Superintendent Micky Rosenfeld:

    The attack, one of the deadliest in an eight-month wave of violence, took place around 10 p.m. local time in an upscale area of cafes and restaurants near the central military headquarters and Defense Ministry compound. A Fox News producer in Jerusalem confirmed five others were wounded in the attack and in severe condition. The two attackers were described to Fox News as Palestinian cousins from Yata in the Hebron area of the West Bank who were known to Israeli authorities. The gunmen disguised themselves as Orthodox Jews, a law enforcement source told Fox News. Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, welcomed the attack and claimed the shooters as members of the organization. Hamas official Mushir al-Masri called the shootings a heroic operation and the group later issued an official statement promising the Zionists more surprises during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The Times of Israel reported that Fatah, Hamas' rival, issued a statement on Twitter saying Israel was reaping the repercussions of choosing violence against the Palestinian people. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz, citing Palestinian media, reported early Thursday that Israeli military forces had surrounded Yatta and were preparing to carry out arrests and interrogate family members of the attacks. Whatever action has to be taken will be taken based on the security assessments that will be carried out and implemented both tonight as well as tomorrow morning.

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