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.

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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

How to pronounce October?

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How to say October in sign language?

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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. Steven Einhorn:

    October portends nothing negative for 2015.

  2. Angela Merkel:

    We cannot wait until the middle of October.

  3. Reba McEntire:

    Narvel and I are divorced, it was final October 28.

  4. Boris Johnson:

    We will leave the EU on October 31, deal or no deal.

  5. Goldman Sachs:

    We ... forecast prices will retrace to their lows by October.

Images & Illustrations of October

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