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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.]

eight·een′ adj. & pron.

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.
adj.
4. amounting to 18 in number.
[before 1000; Middle English ehtetene, Old English eahtatēne; see eight, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eighteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and oneeighteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.eighteen - being one more than seventeeneighteen - 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
十八
18
duodeviginti
aštuoniolikaaštuoniolikmetisaštuoniolikosaštuoniolikos metųaštuoniolikos metų amžius
astoņpadsmitastoņpadsmit gadu vecumsastoņpadsmit gadus vecs
optsprezece
osemnásťosemnásť rokov
osemnajst
arton
สิบแปด
on sekizon sekiz yaşıon sekiz yaşında18
mười tám

eighteen

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

eighteen

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

eighteen

adjachtzehn
nAchtzehn f

eighteen

[ˈeɪˈtiːn]
1. adjdiciotto inv
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.
adjective
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.
adjective
an eighteen-year-old girl.

eighteen

ثَمَانِيَةَ عَشَرَ osmnáct atten achtzehn δεκαοκτώ dieciocho kahdeksantoista dix-huit osamnaest diciotto 十八 18 achttien atten osiemnaście dezoito восемнадцать arton สิบแปด on sekiz mười tám 十八
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Mother says I may when I'm eighteen perhaps, but two years is an everlasting time to wait.
The house had been built by Seth's grandfather, a stone quarryman, and it, together with the stone quarries on Lake Erie eighteen miles to the north, had been left to his son, Clarence Richmond, Seth's father.
It was no wonder, when she stood one day against the stone pillar in whose shadow she had lain asleep, eighteen years before, that Armand Aubigny riding by and seeing her there, had fallen in love with her.
Three of them ran something like the following, but I do not pretend to quote: -- Sacred To the Memory of John Talbot, Who, at the age of eighteen, was lost overboard, Near the Isle of Desolation, off Patagonia, November 1st,
Often, in mild, pleasant weather, for twelve, fifteen, eighteen, and twenty hours on the stretch, they were engaged in the boats, steadily pulling, or sailing, or paddling after the whales, or for an interlude of sixty or seventy minutes calmly awaiting their uprising; though with but small success for their pains.
He would have eighteen shillings a week at first, a stable suit, a driving suit, a bedroom over the coachhouse, and a boy under him.
This young man, they said, was to be sent back to Kentucky, to his master, who was going to make an example of him, to keep all niggers from running away; and his wife two of them were going to run down to New Orleans to sell, on their own account, and they calculated to get sixteen or eighteen hundred dollars for her; and the child, they said, was going to a trader, who had bought him; and then there was the boy, Jim, and his mother, they were to go back to their masters in Kentucky.
For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legislator who has wisdom and practical talent enough to avail himself of the light which it sheds on the science of legislation.
At this, above the salt, sat the visiting nobles and the grown members of their families, of both sexes, -- the resident Court, in effect -- sixty-one per- sons; below the salt sat minor officers of the house- hold, with their principal subordinates: altogether a hundred and eighteen persons sitting, and about as many liveried servants standing behind their chairs, or serving in one capacity or another.
She does not have to work more than eighteen or twenty hours a day, and she can always get down on her knees and scrub the floors of halls and closets when she is tired and needs a rest.
Well, they had shining faces, and shining robes, and wonderful rainbow wings, and they stood eighteen feet high, and wore swords, and held their heads up in a noble way, and looked like soldiers.
Wilson had perfect tracings of the finger marks of the knife handle; and among his glass records he had a great array of fingerprints of women and girls, collected during the last fifteen or eighteen years, but he scanned them in vain, they successfully withstood every test; among them were no duplicates of the prints on the knife.