What does eleven mean?

Definitions for eleven
ɪˈlɛv əneleven

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eleven, 11, XInoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one

  2. football team, elevenadjective

    a team that plays football

  3. eleven, 11, xiadjective

    being one more than ten

Wiktionary

  1. elevennoun

    A cricket team of eleven players.

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

  2. elevennoun

    A football team of eleven players.

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

  3. elevennoun

    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. Elevenadjective

    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. Elevennoun

    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. Elevennoun

    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. Elevennoun

    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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    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. Colley Cibber:

    Possession is eleven points in the law.

  2. Paula Cook:

    We had a very interesting couple that came from Texas that were on an eleven-hour layover and they said ‘Oh, we're just here to go zip lining and we're going to get married while we’re here,’ so that was kind of cool.

  3. Mark Ridley-Thomas:

    I am humbled by the support of my colleagues who did not rush to judgement and disappointed in those who did, eleven members of this Council have stripped the constituents of the 10th District of their representation, of their voice and of their right to the services that they deserve. They have removed from action a member — and his team — who together are among the most productive and effective advocates on the crisis of homelessness.

  4. Paddy Spence:

    In terms of big picture, we think the parallel is to look at craft beer. Eleven percent of the beer market is independent, vs. 1 percent of soda, we could be the Sam Adams of soda, that $1 billion brand that changes the way people think.

  5. 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.

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