What does eight mean?

Definitions for eight
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octet(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

  2. Ashcan School, Eight(noun)

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

  3. eight-spot, eight(adj)

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

  4. eight, 8, viii(adj)

    being one more than seven

Wiktionary

  1. eight(Noun)

    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. eight(Noun)

    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. eight(Noun)

    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. eight(Noun)

    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. Eight(noun)

    an island in a river; an ait

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  2. Eight(adj)

    seven and one; as, eight years

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  3. Eight(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Ait.]

  4. Eight(noun)

    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. Mohsen Rezaie:

    The divers were the bravest of us... they gave their lives for the independence of our country and the success of our revolution, iran's enemies stood by Saddam for the whole eight years of the Sacred Defence.

  2. Renata Alves:

    Cases can be tough, one obese woman needed eight people to carry her to our ambulance. And a man with Alzheimer's... we had to ask the family if we could physically remove him from his home. It's hard.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely!

  4. Anne Hathaway:

    The fact that eight women are starring together in a movie feels very big - because it is - and powerful and in some ways political. But the movie is a comedy... And it's stylish and spirited.

  5. Bobby Flay:

    [The competitions] are exhausting physically but, even more so, they are exhausting emotionally, when I do a season, I do between six and eight [battles] in a week and it crushes me because it’s 60 minutes of pure energy, creativity and execution.

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