# eighteen

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## eight·een

(ā-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 17 + 1.
2. The 18th in a set or sequence.

[Middle English eightetene, from Old English eahtatēne; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots.]

## eighteen

(ˈeɪˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and eight and the product of two and nine. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 18, XVIII, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is eight more than ten
4. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 18 units
5. (Australian Rules Football) (functioning as singular or plural) a team of 18 players in Australian Rules football
determiner
a. amounting to eighteen: eighteen weeks.
b. (as pronoun): eighteen of them knew.
[Old English eahtatēne; related to Old Norse attjan, Old High German ahtozehan]

## eight•een

(ˈeɪˈtin)

n.
1. a cardinal number, ten plus eight.
2. a symbol for this number, as 18 or XVIII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. amounting to 18 in number.
[before 1000; Middle English ehtetene, Old English eahtatēne; see eight, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 eighteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and onelarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 eighteen - being one more than seventeen  cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
ثامِنَةَ عَشْرَهثَمَانِيَةَ عَشَرَثمانِيَة عَشْرَهعُمْر الُثّمانِيَةَ عَشْرَهعُمْرُهُ ثمانِيَة عَشْر عاما
dihuitdivuit
osmnáct
atten
dek ok
kaheksateist
kahdeksantoista
osamnaest
tizennyolc
átjánátjan áraátján áraáttján

18
duodeviginti
aštuoniolikaaštuoniolikmetisaštuoniolikosaštuoniolikos metųaštuoniolikos metų amžius
optsprezece
osemnásťosemnásť rokov
osemnajst
arton
สิบแปด
on sekizon sekiz yaşıon sekiz yaşında18
mười tám

## eighteen

[ˈeɪˈtiːn]
she's eighteentiene dieciocho años
B. Ndieciocho
see five for usage

## eighteen

[ˌeɪˈtiːn] numdix-huit
She's eighteen → Elle a dix-huit ans.

nAchtzehn f

## eighteen

[ˈeɪˈtiːn]
2. ndiciotto m inv
for usage see five

## eighteen

(eiˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 18.
2. the age of 18. a girl of eighteen.
1. 18 in number. eighteen horses.
2. aged 18. He is eighteen now.
eighteen-
having eighteen. an eighteen-page booklet.
ˌeighˈteenth noun
1. one of eighteen equal parts. seventeen eighteenths.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of eighteen (people, things etc); (the) next after the seventeenth. He was eighteenth in the competition; the eighteenth storey.
ˌeighˈteen-year-old noun
He is married to an eighteen-year-old.
an eighteen-year-old girl.

## eighteen

osmnáct atten kahdeksantoista osamnaest 十八 18 arton สิบแปด mười tám
References in classic literature ?
Godfrey Ablewhite was entrusted with the care of a sum of twenty thousand pounds--as one of two Trustees for a young gentleman, who was still a minor in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight.
The answer was always the same: "Almost eighteen years.
Tangle's learned friends, each armed with a little summary of eighteen hundred sheets, bob up like eighteen hammers in a pianoforte, make eighteen bows, and drop into their eighteen places of obscurity.
If a man has to pay eighteen shillings a day for the use of a cab and two horses, as many of us have to do in the season, and must make that up before we earn a penny for ourselves I say 'tis more than hard work; nine shillings a day to get out of each horse before you begin to get your own living.
Calculating back from this, and making due allowance for the year that had passed since I had gained my information, I found that he must have been born in eighteen hundred and four, and that I might safely start on my search through the register from that date.
ADVANCING from time past to time present, the Prologue leaves the date last attained (the summer of eighteen hundred and fifty-five), and travels on through an interval of twelve years--tells who lived, who died, who prospered, and who failed among the persons concerned in the tragedy at the Hampstead villa--and, this done, leaves the reader at the opening of THE STORY in the spring of eighteen hundred and sixty-eight.
Why, man, it's nigh on eighteen years since Prince Charming made me what I am.
Eighteen days in the longboat, eighteen days of scorching hell.
I thought no end of him, and that is why I remember with a peculiar satisfaction the last words he spoke to me on board his ship after an eighteen months' voyage.
Of the rest we shall mention that of Hiero, and Gelo at Syracuse; and this did not continue long, for both their reigns were only eighteen years; for Gelo died in the eighth year of his tyranny, and Hiero in his tenth.
It is a wine-cask as big as a cottage, and some traditions say it holds eighteen thousand bottles, and other traditions say it holds eighteen hundred million barrels.
It was the same room into which he had been ushered, as a guest, eighteen years before: the same moon shone through the window; and the same autumn landscape lay outside.

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