What does Seven mean?

Definitions for Seven
ˈsɛv ənSev·en

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Seven.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seven, 7, VII, sevener, heptad, septet, septenarynoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

  2. seven-spot, sevenadjective

    one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face

  3. seven, 7, viiadjective

    being one more than six

Wiktionary

  1. sevennoun

    The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.

    He wrote three sevens on the paper.

  2. sevennoun

    A card bearing seven pips.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sevenadjective

    one more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week

  2. Sevennoun

    the number greater by one than six; seven units or objects

  3. Sevennoun

    a symbol representing seven units, as 7, or vii

  4. Etymology: [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon, seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun, G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj, Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith. septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L. septem, Gr. , Skr. saptan. 305. Cf. Hebdomad, Heptagon, September.]

Freebase

  1. Seven

    Seven was the fourth album from English alternative rock band James, released February 1992. Half of the album was produced by Youth, but after being unimpressed with some of the early records the band's studio time ran out, so the band produced the rest of the album itself with the help of Steve Chase.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seven

    sev′n, adj. and n. six and one.—adj. Sev′en-fold, folded seven times: multiplied seven times.—n. Sev′en-night, seven days and nights: a week, the time from one day of the week to the same again—also contr. Sennight (sen′nīt).adj. Sev′enth, last of seven, next after the sixth.—n. one of seven equal parts.—adv. Sev′enthly.—Seven cardinal, chief, or principal virtues (see Cardinal); Seven champions of Christendom, St George for England, St Andrew for Scotland, St Patrick for Ireland, St David for Wales, St Denis for France, St James for Spain, St Anthony for Italy; Seven deadly sins, pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth; Seven dolours of the Blessed Virgin Mary (see Dolour); Seven free arts (see Arts); Seven gifts of the Holy Ghost, wisdom, understanding, counsel, ghostly strength or fortitude, knowledge, godliness, and the fear of the Lord; Seven sages, or wise men, Solon of Athens, Thales of Miletus, Pittacus of Mitylene, Bias of Priene in Caria, Chilon of Sparta, Cleobulus tyrant of Lindus in Rhodes, and Periander tyrant of Corinth; Seven Sleepers, seven Christian youths at Ephesus who took refuge in a cave about 250 A.D. in the persecution of Decius, were walled up by their pursuers, fell into a deep sleep, and only awoke in 447 under Theodosius II.; Seven stars, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn: the constellation Ursa Major: the Pleiades; Seven wise masters, the most common title given to a famous medieval collection of stories grouped round a central story of the birth, education, and trials of a young prince. Accused like Joseph, he is sentenced to death, but each one of the seven viziers gains a day, out of the fated seven during which the prince may not open his mouth, by two tales against women. At the end of the seventh day the prince is free to speak, and quickly clears his character; Seven wonders of the world, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging (i.e. terraced) Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, the Statue of Jupiter at Athens by Phidias, the Mausoleum, erected by Artemisia at Halicarnassus, the Colossus at Rhodes, and the Pharos of Alexandria; Seven years' war (1756-63), the third and severest struggle for the possession of Silesia between Frederick the Great and the Empress Maria Theresa, together with the allies on both sides; it gave Silesia to Frederick, and to England the mastery of North America and India. [A.S. seofon; Dut. zeven, Ger. sieben, Goth. sibun, Gr. hepta, L. septem.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Seven' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #810

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Seven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #207

Anagrams for Seven »

  1. névés

  2. eevns

  3. evens

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seven in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Seven in a Sentence

  1. Pallo Conteh:

    Seven of her primary contacts have been taken to the Ebola treatment unit.

  2. William Rick Singer:

    You can say he's doing it at, for this year I did( seven elite schools), we've done it everywhere, okay, see that might, yeah it definitely would make them feel more comfortable with all those places.

  3. Nicolas Clavel in 2007:

    We're doing our first deal in Kenya after seven years - until recently it was extremely liquid, so they were offering low interest rates and the risk/reward ratio was not what it should be, in the DRC it was the other way around - the interest rate for a top corporate went from 26 percent to 8 percent.

  4. Kate Jones:

    People say, I want to come to the Maldives for 10 days and will do two posts on Instagram to like 2000 followers, it’s people with 600 Facebook friends saying, ‘Hi, I’m an influencer, I want to stay in your hotel for seven days.' Jones said she receives often very vague requests, and usually at least six each day. These people are expecting five to seven nights on average, all inclusive. Maldives is not a cheap destination. SILVER AIRWAYS PASSENGERS CATCH COUPLE HAVING SEX IN SEATS BEHIND THEM So common are deals being sought by travel bloggers that many luxury hotels have taken to outlining their criteria online. The stunning villas of the Hurawalhi Island Resort in the Maldives are as picturesque as any other. On the resort’s website, there is a section specifically aimed at influencers. In it, resort management declares exactly what it’s looking for ... and what it’s not.

  5. Donna Swider:

    Overnight, we have a nurse for seven hours so I can rest before I start it all over again.

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