What does sept mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. September, Sep, Sept(noun)

    the month following August and preceding October

  2. family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry(noun)

    people descended from a common ancestor

    "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"


  1. sept(Noun)

    A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland.

  2. Origin: A corruption of sect, influenced by saeptum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sept(noun)

    a clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland

  2. Origin: [A corruption of sect, n.]


  1. Sept

    A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish clan. The word may derive from the Latin saeptum, meaning "enclosure" or "fold", or via an alteration of "sect". The term is used in both Ireland and Scotland, where it may be translated as sliocht, meaning "progeny" or "seed", which may indicate the descendants of a person.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sept

    sept, n. in Ireland, a subdivision of a tribe: an enclosure, a railing.—adj. Sep′tal, belonging to a sept: partitional. [Probably a corr. of sect.]

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  1. pets

  2. pest

  3. step

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sept in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sept in a Sentence

  1. Donna Brazile:

    By Sept. 7, the day I called Bernie, I had found my proof, and it broke my heart.

  2. Bernardino Leon:

    I continue to believe that around Sept. 10 we will be in a position to have a final agreement.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    As I understand the law ... we have to act before Sept, 17, which is next week, or the deal does forward.

  4. Marcel Aubut:

    This is the right moment to talk about this, we are going to work starting tomorrow to be on time for Sept. 15.

  5. Christophe Crepin:

    It's not the end for us, it's not the end, i think we have turned a page, a bit like before Sept. 11 and after Sept. 11.

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