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eleven

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noun elev·en \i-ˈle-vən\

Simple Definition of eleven

  • : the number 11

  • : the eleventh in a set or series

  • : eleven o'clock

Full Definition of eleven

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2 :  the 11th in a set or series

  3. 3 :  something having 11 units or members; especially :  a football team

eleven adjective
eleven pronoun, plural in construction
elev·enth play \-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


ELEVENTH Defined for Kids

1

eleventh

adjective elev·enth \i-ˈle-vənth\

Definition of eleventh

  1. :  coming right after tenth




2

eleventh

noun elev·en

Definition of eleventh

  1. :  number eleven in a series





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