What does eight mean?

Definitions for eight
eɪteight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octetnoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

  2. Ashcan School, Eightnoun

    a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life

  3. eight-spot, eightadjective

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

  4. eight, 8, viiiadjective

    being one more than seven

Wiktionary

  1. eightnoun

    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. eightnoun

    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. eightnoun

    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. eightnoun

    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. Eightnoun

    an island in a river; an ait

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  2. Eightadjective

    seven and one; as, eight years

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  3. Eightnoun

    the number greater by a unit than seven; eight units or objects

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  4. Eightnoun

    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.]

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  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. Bernie Sanders:

    Eight years ago, Obama was attacked for everything. He was unrealistic. His ideas were pie in the sky. He did not have the experience that was needed. But you know what, the people of Iowa saw through those attacks then and they're going to see through those attacks again.

  2. Maria Ainsclugh:

    It's been eight months -- I think I'm immune. And if I get it, I go to the hospital a few days. It's not that bad.

  3. Richard Vegh:

    With five to eight really liquid blue chips our market cap and daily turnover would grow substantially, with an SME section on the side with slightly different investors.

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo:

    I've been here for eight years and people always say 50 players are coming here but in the end no-one comes. In September people think lots of players are going to come but the ones who take us to finals are always the same ones, the best players are already at Madrid. Bale, Benzema, (Lucas) Vazquez, (Marco) Asensio. They are all here.

  5. Jeffrey Olson:

    There has been a concerted effort in the past eight to ten years to tell a broader and inclusive American story.

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