What does October mean?

Definitions for October
ɒkˈtoʊ bərOc·to·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. October, Oct(noun)

    the month following September and preceding November


  1. October(ProperNoun)

    The tenth month of the Gregorian calendar, following September and preceding November. Abbreviation: Oct


  1. October

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old Roman calendar, October retained its name after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa. It is also very commonly associated with Halloween in western world. In common years January starts on the same day of the week as October, but no other month starts on the same day of the week as October in leap years. October ends on the same day of the week as February every year and January in common years only. October of the current year starts on the same day as April and July of the following year.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. October

    ok-tō′bėr, n. the eighth month of the Roman year, which began in March: the tenth month in our calendar. [L. octo, eight.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. October

    the tenth month of the year so called (i. e. the eighth) by the Romans, whose year began on March.

Editors Contribution

  1. october

    A month of a specific calendar year.

    October is the tenth month of the calendar year.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. October

    The eighth month of the Roman calendar when the year began with March.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'October' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #915

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'October' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1791

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of October in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of October in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of October in a Sentence

  1. Joe Dougherty:

    Lockheed Martin continues to work closely with the U.S. Navy on the Remote Minehunting System mission package, which remains the most advanced method of mine-hunting available to the U.S. fleet, we fully supported the Navy's independent review team when they visited our site in October, and demonstrated a clear path forward for RMS. We remain confident the RMS is the most mature system to identify and destroy mines in challenging conditions without putting sailors or high-value capital ships at risk in a minefield.

  2. John Ryding:

    With August and September being notorious for initially under-reporting job gains, today's data add to the case that employment growth will pick up in October and the unemployment rate will continue to grind lower.

  3. Jeremy Hunt:

    If we got to the 31st of October, and the EU have not shown the willingness to negotiate a better deal ... the political risk of no Brexit is far worse than the economic risk of no deal, i would take us out of the European Union in that situation.

  4. Abdul Ghani:

    Abdul Ghani 65, lived in the northwestern Pakistan city of Jehangira for almost 39 years, and moved Abdul Ghani 65 family to Abdul Ghani 65 native Kunar Province in Afghanistan October. Now Abdul Ghani 65 finds Abdul Ghani 65 and Abdul Ghani 65 family caught up in the struggled that go along with a homecoming. Look at the situation of house, a hut in a tent colony for refugees. We have no safe drinking water and our children have not enough clothes. I never expected to face this condition in my native country.

  5. Forrest Petz:

    I had a fight in October 2007. After the fight was over, I sat and I didn’t remember the fight.

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