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

Wiktionary

  1. October(ProperNoun)

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

Wikipedia

  1. October

    October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old calendar of Romulus c. 750 BC, October retained its name (from the Latin and Greek ôctō meaning "eight") after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. In Ancient Rome, one of three Mundus patet would take place on October 5, Meditrinalia October 11, Augustalia on October 12, October Horse on October 15, and Armilustrium on October 19. These dates do not correspond to the modern Gregorian calendar. Among the Anglo-Saxons, it was known as Ƿinterfylleþ, because at this full moon (fylleþ) winter was supposed to begin.October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and with spring in the Southern hemisphere.

Freebase

  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

How to pronounce October?

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    Karen
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How to say October in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Mukhayo Zhorobayeva:

    He was not paid in October. I don't know why, i watch the news and think my husband's problems could be linked to those sanctions - they are selling fewer sweets now.

  2. Regina Hansen:

    Probably the first thing we have that is related to Halloween is this Irish Celtic festival known as Samhain, which occurred at the end of October and this is often thought of as a new year celebration.

  3. Keir Starmer:

    Obviously, if we are at the 31st of October, that will require an extension, but I think this should be a very short, simple exercise designed to ensure we don't crash out without a deal.

  4. Phin Ziebell:

    From October to January, they will have to rely on the United States for some of the soybean supplies although volumes could be less, we can't imagine a scenario where China does not need U.S. beans.

  5. Alicia Rivera:

    I would actually dream about the party we would have, I would think about how amazing that would feel to see my mother go to the party instead of chemo. Alicia Rivera, Alicia Rivera, has an amazing story of survival.She was diagnosed at 18 with PC, and is now not only a survivor, but is also a nursing student and a curePC campaign participant too. It is very rare to be so young and get that diagnosis and also rare to be a PC survivor.Only 7 percent of those diagnosed with PC survive five years, and an estimated 49,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year, with more than 40,000 of them dying before the year ends, according to the American Cancer Society. I asked Rivera how she found out she had PC and how she coped with the diagnosis at 18. I was young, and so many people said to me they couldn't believe it.I have Crohn's disease, and I had my wisdom teeth extracted in October of 2011. I went into septic shock, and that's when doctors did a scan, they found the tumor, and doctors at first thought it couldn't be PC, but did a biopsy to be sure, and it came it back positive, stage 1 pancreatic cancer. Alicia Rivera said she was shocked and recalled thinking that she was going to die. Doctors performed surgery to remove half of her pancreas, taking with it her gallbladder, a bile duct, lympho nodes and half of her stomach. They then reconnected her intestines to the remaining portion of her stomach. She said she hopes her story will help others stay connected to their bodies and to be aware of potential warning signs. PC is considered the silent killer, because by the time you feel symptoms, the tumor is usually metastasized.

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