What does eleven mean?

Definitions for eleven
ɪˈlɛv əneleven

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eleven, 11, XI(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one

  2. football team, eleven(adj)

    a team that plays football

  3. eleven, 11, xi(adj)

    being one more than ten

Wiktionary

  1. eleven(Noun)

    A cricket team of eleven players.

    Etymology: endleofan; from Common *ainlif-, a compound of *ainaz and *lif-.

  2. eleven(Noun)

    A football team of eleven players.

    Etymology: endleofan; from Common *ainlif-, a compound of *ainaz and *lif-.

  3. eleven(Noun)

    Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, imitating n00bs who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points.

    Etymology: endleofan; from Common *ainlif-, a compound of *ainaz and *lif-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eleven(adj)

    ten and one added; as, eleven men

    Etymology: [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, lwe, lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. vnolika; and fr. the root of E. one + (prob.) a root signifying to be left over, remain, appearing in E. loan, or perh. in leave, v. t., life. See One, and cf. Twelve.]

  2. Eleven(noun)

    the sum of ten and one; eleven units or objects

    Etymology: [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, lwe, lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. vnolika; and fr. the root of E. one + (prob.) a root signifying to be left over, remain, appearing in E. loan, or perh. in leave, v. t., life. See One, and cf. Twelve.]

  3. Eleven(noun)

    a symbol representing eleven units, as 11 or xi

    Etymology: [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, lwe, lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. vnolika; and fr. the root of E. one + (prob.) a root signifying to be left over, remain, appearing in E. loan, or perh. in leave, v. t., life. See One, and cf. Twelve.]

  4. Eleven(noun)

    the eleven men selected to play on one side in a match, as the representatives of a club or a locality; as, the all-England eleven

    Etymology: [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, lwe, lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. vnolika; and fr. the root of E. one + (prob.) a root signifying to be left over, remain, appearing in E. loan, or perh. in leave, v. t., life. See One, and cf. Twelve.]

Freebase

  1. Eleven

    Eleven was a hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1990 by Alain Johannes, Natasha Shneider, and Jack Irons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eleven

    e-lev′n, n. the cardinal number next above ten: the figure (11 or xi.) denoting eleven: a team of eleven cricketers.—adj. noting the number eleven.—adj. and n. Elev′enth, the ordinal number corresponding to eleven.—Eleventh hour, the very last moment, referring to Matt. xx. 6, 9. [A.S. endleofon; cf. Goth. ainlif.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eleven' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4056

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'eleven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #562

How to pronounce eleven?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eleven in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eleven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of eleven in a Sentence

  1. Peter Ben Embarek:

    Eleven contacts are symptomatic. It's a mix of family contacts and hospital contacts, the doctors and nurses who attended the case before she was tested and found positive.

  2. Donald Trump on Friday:

    The FBI’s decision to reopen their criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton's secret email server just eleven days before the election shows how serious this discovery must be, this stunning development raises serious questions about what records may not have been turned over and why and whether they show intent to violate the law.

  3. Hiroyuki Fukunaga:

    When Japan introduced age identification cards for buying cigarettes at vending machines, a lot of people went to convenience stores to buy cigarettes. And because they bought other things as well, sales at convenience stores jumped as a result, so if people can receive Uniqlo clothes at 7-Eleven stores, then it could help lift Seven & i's sales as well.

  4. P. G. Wodehouse:

    At five minutes to eleven on the morning named he was at the station, a false beard and spectacles shielding his identity from the public eye. If you had asked him he would have said that he was a Scotch business man. As a matter a fact, he looked far more like a motor-car coming through a haystack.

  5. A. W. Tozer:

    One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.

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