What does eight mean?

Definitions for eight
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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.

  2. eightnoun

    Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.

  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

  4. eightnoun

    A race in which such craft participate

  5. Etymology: From eight, aught, eahte, ahte, from eahta, from ahtōu, from oḱtṓw. Cognate with aucht, acht, acht, acht, acht, åtta, átta, octo, ὀκτώ, ocht.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. EIGHTadjective

    Twice four. A word of number.

    Etymology: eahta, Saxon; ahta, Gothick; acht, Scottish.

    This island contains eight score and eight miles in circuit. George Sandys, Journey.

ChatGPT

  1. eight

    Eight is a numerical value equivalent to the sum of four and four. It comes after seven and before nine in the counting system, and is considered an even number. The numeral symbol for eight is "8". In Roman numerals, it is represented as VIII.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eightnoun

    an island in a river; an ait

  2. Eightadjective

    seven and one; as, eight years

  3. Eightnoun

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

  4. Eightnoun

    a symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii

  5. Etymology: [See Ait.]

Wikidata

  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.]

British National Corpus

  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. Emma Mirrington:

    There were about eight of us affected, i have never seen anything like it.

  2. Max Fried:

    Jorge came up with the power to kind of put us ahead, he just kind of handed it to the next guy. Our lineup is really deep right now. One through eight can beat you on a long ball or base hit. They came out and set the tone striking early. It allowed me to go out there with a little less pressure.

  3. Andrew Lovato-Needham:

    We started walking down eight flights of stairs. As we’re doing that, the building was shaking a bit and the lights were flickering on and off, a little bit, only because we were on the fifteenth floor, so I knew if something happened, we had to get out quick and not use the elevator.

  4. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham:

    The unemployment part of phase three, I'm very worried about. ... I'm very concerned that it may take six to eight weeks to get an unemployment check.

  5. Ramone Davenport:

    This might be something that Dohn High School just does. You know, once you come to Dohn and graduate, we're going to bring the diploma to you, in a traditional graduation, you call a person's name and they walk across the stage. This is more personal. I'm spending seven or eight minutes talking directly to that kid about their accomplishments and the families are right there on the lawn. They're getting a little more bang for their buck.

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