eighteen

noun
eigh·​teen | \ (ˈ)ā(t)-ˈtēn How to pronounce eighteen (audio) \

Definition of eighteen

: a number that is one more than seventeen — see Table of Numbers

Other Words from eighteen

eighteen adjective
eighteen pronoun, plural in construction
eighteenth \ (ˈ)ā(t)-​ˈtēn(t)th How to pronounce eighteen (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of eighteen

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eighteen

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

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The first known use of eighteen was before the 12th century

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“Eighteen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eighteen. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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eighteen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eighteen

: the number 18

eighteen

noun
eigh·​teen | \ ā-ˈtēn How to pronounce eighteen (audio) , ˈāt-ˌtēn \

Kids Definition of eighteen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one more than 17 : three times six : 18

eighteen

adjective

Kids Definition of eighteen (Entry 2 of 2)

: being one more than 17

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