What does seven mean?

Definitions for seven
ˈsɛv ənsev·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seven, 7, VII, sevener, heptad, septet, septenarynoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

  2. seven-spot, sevenadjective

    one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face

  3. seven, 7, viiadjective

    being one more than six

Wiktionary

  1. sevennoun

    The digit/figure 7 or an occurrence thereof.

    He wrote three sevens on the paper.

  2. sevennoun

    A card bearing seven pips.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SEVENadjective

    Etymology: seofon , Saxon.

    Let ev’ry man be master of his time
    ’Till seven at night. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens. Gen.

    Pharmis, king of the Medes, it is said, he overthrew and cruelly murdered, with his seven children. Walter Raleigh.

    Sev’n bullocks, yet unyok’d, for Phœbus chuse;
    And for Diana sev’n unspotted ewes. John Dryden, Æn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sevenadjective

    one more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week

  2. Sevennoun

    the number greater by one than six; seven units or objects

  3. Sevennoun

    a symbol representing seven units, as 7, or vii

  4. Etymology: [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon, seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun, G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj, Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith. septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L. septem, Gr. , Skr. saptan. 305. Cf. Hebdomad, Heptagon, September.]

Freebase

  1. Seven

    Seven was the fourth album from English alternative rock band James, released February 1992. Half of the album was produced by Youth, but after being unimpressed with some of the early records the band's studio time ran out, so the band produced the rest of the album itself with the help of Steve Chase.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seven

    sev′n, adj. and n. six and one.—adj. Sev′en-fold, folded seven times: multiplied seven times.—n. Sev′en-night, seven days and nights: a week, the time from one day of the week to the same again—also contr. Sennight (sen′nīt).adj. Sev′enth, last of seven, next after the sixth.—n. one of seven equal parts.—adv. Sev′enthly.—Seven cardinal, chief, or principal virtues (see Cardinal); Seven champions of Christendom, St George for England, St Andrew for Scotland, St Patrick for Ireland, St David for Wales, St Denis for France, St James for Spain, St Anthony for Italy; Seven deadly sins, pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth; Seven dolours of the Blessed Virgin Mary (see Dolour); Seven free arts (see Arts); Seven gifts of the Holy Ghost, wisdom, understanding, counsel, ghostly strength or fortitude, knowledge, godliness, and the fear of the Lord; Seven sages, or wise men, Solon of Athens, Thales of Miletus, Pittacus of Mitylene, Bias of Priene in Caria, Chilon of Sparta, Cleobulus tyrant of Lindus in Rhodes, and Periander tyrant of Corinth; Seven Sleepers, seven Christian youths at Ephesus who took refuge in a cave about 250 A.D. in the persecution of Decius, were walled up by their pursuers, fell into a deep sleep, and only awoke in 447 under Theodosius II.; Seven stars, the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn: the constellation Ursa Major: the Pleiades; Seven wise masters, the most common title given to a famous medieval collection of stories grouped round a central story of the birth, education, and trials of a young prince. Accused like Joseph, he is sentenced to death, but each one of the seven viziers gains a day, out of the fated seven during which the prince may not open his mouth, by two tales against women. At the end of the seventh day the prince is free to speak, and quickly clears his character; Seven wonders of the world, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging (i.e. terraced) Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, the Statue of Jupiter at Athens by Phidias, the Mausoleum, erected by Artemisia at Halicarnassus, the Colossus at Rhodes, and the Pharos of Alexandria; Seven years' war (1756-63), the third and severest struggle for the possession of Silesia between Frederick the Great and the Empress Maria Theresa, together with the allies on both sides; it gave Silesia to Frederick, and to England the mastery of North America and India. [A.S. seofon; Dut. zeven, Ger. sieben, Goth. sibun, Gr. hepta, L. septem.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seven' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #810

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #207

Anagrams for seven »

  1. evens

  2. névés

  3. eevns

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seven in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of seven in a Sentence

  1. Arman Tihminlioglu:

    The education system has changed seven times during my high school years. Morale is low for all young people, but it is the people who are responsible for all this. After all, we are ruled by those we elect.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    We released seven terrorists who had helped Iran with their nuclear program, and we agreed not to prosecute another 14 terrorists for doing the same thing. That's 21 terrorists helping Iran develop nuclear weapons that they intend to use to try to murder us.

  3. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott:

    He regrets it, he's been at that school for seven years. He loves those students. ... He wishes it never happened this way. This wasn't his intent.

  4. Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka:

    It appears that here and there migrants are getting through at the Brenner, sometimes none, other times five, seven or 10. There is a also small number of asylum requests that pop up, so we will step up appropriate measures in the overall Brenner area.

  5. Sihanri Osangola Brigadie:

    JEHOVAHS WITNESSES IN RUSSIA CLAIM THEY WERE CHOKED, TASERED BY AUTHORITIES Last week in Yagha province where Sundays assault occurred -- a retired pastor was killed and another pastor was abducted by gunmen, according to an internal security report for aid workers seen by The Associated Press. More than 1,300 civilians were killed in targeted attacks last year in Burkina Faso, more than seven times the previous year, said the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, which collects and analyzes conflict information. The insecurity has created a humanitarian crisis. More than 760,000 people are internally displaced, the government adds. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP In Sundays violence, the gunmen also injured 18 others, looted oil and rice from shops and forced three youth they kidnapped to help transport it on their motorbikes, according to Sihanri Osangola Brigadie, the mayor of Boundore commune. It hurt me when I saw the people.

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