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seven

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noun sev·en \ˈse-vən, ˈse-bəm\

Simple Definition of seven

  • : the number 7

  • : the seventh in a set or series

  • : seven o'clock

Full Definition of seven

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2 :  the seventh in a set or series <the seven of clubs>

  3. 3 :  something having seven units or members

seven adjective
seven pronoun, plural in construction

Examples of seven

  1. What time is it? It's seven.

  2. I leave each day at seven.



Origin of seven

Middle English, from seven, adjective, from Old English seofon; akin to Old High German sibun seven, Latin septem, Greek hepta


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with seven



SEVEN Defined for Kids

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seven

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adjective sev·en \ˈse-vən\

Definition of seven

  1. :  being one more than six




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seven

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noun sev·en

Definition of seven

  1. 1 :  one more than six :  7

  2. 2 :  the seventh in a set or series




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