What does eleven mean?

Definitions for eleven
ɪˈlɛv əneleven

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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

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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. Barbara Bush:

    Eleven million people that should come out from the shadows and receive earned legal status -- where they pay a fine, where they work, where they do what they want to do, which is come out from the shadows, work, provide for their families, not receive government assistance, and over a period of time be able to receive earned legal status.

  2. 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.

  3. Jaimie Fuller:

    Eleven days ago, two thirds of the federations voted to maintain the old system of zero transparency and appalling levels of governance, the problem we have is not just the Sepp Blatter problem, it's the FIFA problem.

  4. Vance Havner:

    It's about time we quit playing church in these services that start at eleven o clock sharp and end at twelve o clock dull.

  5. Babar Ahmad:

    Eleven years of solitary confinement and isolation in ten different prisons has been an experience too profound to sum up in a few words here and now, in time, I look forward to sharing reflections on my experience to help inform others.

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