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.

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.]

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. Bob Merrit:

    We got negative customer counts between eight percent to ten percent on average among the 18 restaurants, and we tried it for quite a while, tried communicating it different ways, so in those 14 restaurants, we are going back to the more traditional structure.

  2. Drew Hammill:

    Eight days after a federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to immediately begin the process of reuniting the children they put in cages back with their families, there's scant evidence that a comprehensive plan to do just that has been developed, congressional oversight of this matter has already been proven to be critical in ensuring that the Administration's constant abuses are held in check, that the law is being obeyed, and that taxpayers' resources are not being squandered.

  3. Nikki Haley:

    It's been eight years of intense times, and I am a believer in term limits.

  4. Luke Donald:

    The last few years I played a lot in the Middle East, i think with the new wraparound schedule, I feel like in previous years (Riviera) has been kind of my first event of the year and I feel like I'm getting left behind a little bit. Some guys have played eight and nine events and I'm playing my first or second.

  5. The Census Bureau:

    In January 2015, the U.S. is expected to experience a birth every eight seconds and one death every 12 seconds. Meanwhile, net international migration is expected to add one person to the U.S. population every 33 seconds.

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