eleven

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

elev·en

noun \i-ˈle-vən\

: the number 11

: the eleventh in a set or series

: eleven o'clock

Full Definition of ELEVEN

1
— see number table
2
:  the 11th in a set or series
3
:  something having 11 units or members; especially :  a football team
eleven adjective
eleven pronoun, plural in construction
elev·enth \-vən(t)th\ adjective or noun

Examples of ELEVEN

  1. I got home last night at eleven.

Origin of ELEVEN

Middle English enleven, from enleven, adjective, from Old English endleofan, from end- (alteration of ān one) + -leofan; akin to Old English lēon to lend — more at one, loan
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with ELEVEN

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