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eighteen

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noun eigh·teen \(ˈ)ā(t)-ˈtēn\

Simple Definition of eighteen

  • : the number 18

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eighteen

  1. — see number table

eighteen

adjective

eighteen

pronoun, plural in construction

eighteenth

play \-ˈtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of eighteen

Middle English eightetene, adjective, from Old English eahtatīene, from eahta + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten


First Known Use: before 12th century


EIGHTEEN Defined for Kids

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eighteen

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noun eigh·teen \ā-ˈtēn, ˈāt-ˌtēn\

Definition of eighteen for Students

  1. :  one more than 17 :  three times six :  18




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eighteen

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adjective eigh·teen

Definition of eighteen for Students

  1. :  being one more than 17




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