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

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. Josh Putnam:

    Eleven candidates are not all viable, trying to assess the impact of the delegates relies on this matrix.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    Im heartsick and praying for the victims and their loved one, eleven people should not have been murdered today. How many lives will it take before Congress acts to end this crisis?

  3. 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.

  4. Peter Engel:

    Dustin was only 11… Eleven and 12-year-olds don’t hang out with 15 or 16 year olds. And it was very difficult for him… because the other kids were real teens, and it was difficult for him to feel included in the gang when they weren’t on camera. It was hard for him, and I did everything I could. every Friday night when the audience came in, it was like a party. It was like a family.

  5. Major League Baseball:

    Given the current circumstances, Major League Baseball believes that it is most prudent to allow the Eleven Marlins time to focus on providing care for their players and planning their Baseball Operations for a resumption early next week.

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