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

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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. Defense Mark Esper:

    I've spoken with seven, eight, nine, 10 governors so far. Each one of them has had requests for field hospitals. Those who have been along the coastline have talked about the need for ships, so we clearly can't meet everybody's needs with what we have in our inventory so we rely on( the Federal Emergency Management Agency) to do the assessment, validation and then the prioritization.

  2. Dave Cote:

    Darius is an eight-year veteran of Honeywell and an accomplished executive with a strong track record in numerous Honeywell businesses.

  3. Katherine Kirk:

    I think it might be my best (round) on the LPGA, i know I've had eight (birdies), but I don't know if I've had nine, so yeah, really happy with it.

  4. President Trump:

    We exposed the corruption of NCIS [ Navy Criminal Investigative Service ], the systemic weak senior leadership in NSW [ Naval Special Warfare Command ] and the illegal actions conducted by the prosecutors, the fight is not over for us, like we stated from the beginning, if this can happen to us it can happen to anyone ! Going forward we will continue to push for reform in the way the military treats its warfighters and the country treats their first responders. The prosecutors from the case were awarded Navy Achievement medals just eight days after Gallagher was acquitted on most of the charges. Trump had Navy Achievement medals promptly rescinded and described the attorneys actions as.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Why in the world would the FBI jump into an election with just eight days to go? There is no case here.

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