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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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
eleventh play \-vən(t)th\ adjective or noun

Examples of eleven in a sentence

  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


ELEVEN Defined for Kids

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eleven

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noun elev·en \i-ˈle-vən\

Definition of eleven for Students

  1. 1 :  one more than ten :  11

  2. 2 :  the eleventh in a set or series




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eleven

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adjective elev·en

Definition of eleven for Students

  1. :  being one more than ten





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