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Related to seven: Seven deadly sins, Seven Wonders of the World

sev·en

 (sĕv′ən)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 6 + 1.
2. The seventh in a set or sequence.

[Middle English, from Old English seofon; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

sev′en adj. & pron.

seven

(ˈsɛvən)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one and is a prime number. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 7, VII, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is one greater than six
4. anything representing, represented by, or consisting of seven units, such as a playing card with seven symbols on it
5. Also called: seven o'clock seven hours after noon or midnight
determiner
a. amounting to seven: seven swans a-swimming.
b. (as pronoun): you've eaten seven already. hepta-septi-
[Old English seofon; related to Gothic sibun, German sieben, Old Norse sjau, Latin septem, Greek hepta, Sanskrit saptá]

sev•en

(ˈsɛv ən)

n.
1. a cardinal number, 6 plus 1.
2. a symbol for this number, as 7 or VII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to seven in number.
[before 900; Middle English seoven(e), seofne, seven, Old English seofon, c. Old Saxon, Old High German, Gothic sibun]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seven - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and oneseven - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.seven - one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
spot - a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value; "an eight-spot"
Adj.1.seven - being one more than sixseven - being one more than six    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"

seven

determiner
Related words
adjective seventh
combining forms hepta-, septi-
Translations
7السّابِعجيل السّابِعَهسبعةسَبْعَة
setsetena
sedmsedm letsedmiletý
syv
sep
seitse
seitsemänseiska
sedamsedmica
héthetes
tujuh
sjösjö áraòrjátíu mínútur yfir/gengin, hálf-
7
septem
septyniseptyneriseptyneriosseptynerių metųseptynerių metų amžius
septiņgadīgsseptiņiseptiņu gadu vecumsseptiņus gadus vecs
siedemsiódemka
şapte
sedemsedem rokovsedmasedmička
sedem
седам
sju
เจ็ด
yediyedi yaşıyedi yaşında
сім
bảy

seven

[ˈsevn]
A. ADJsiete
the seven wonders of the worldlas siete maravillas del mundo
the seven deadly sinslos siete pecados capitales
the seven-year itch sensación de monotonía y aburrimiento a los siete años de estar con la misma pareja
B. Nsiete m
see five for usage

seven

[ˈsɛvən] numsept
She's seven → Elle a sept ans.

seven

adjsieben; to sail the seven seasdie sieben Meere befahren; he’s got the seven-year itch (inf)er ist im verflixten siebenten Jahr
nSieben f ? also six

seven

[ˈsɛvn] adj & nsette (m) inv
for usage see five

seven

(ˈsevn) noun
1. the number or figure 7.
2. the age of 7.
adjective
1. 7 in number.
2. aged 7.
seven-
having seven (of something). a seven-sided figure.
ˈseventh noun
1. one of seven equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of seven (people, things etc); (the) next after the sixth.
ˈseven-year-old noun
a person or animal that is seven years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seven years old.

seven

سَبْعَة sedm syv sieben επτά siete seitsemän sept sedam sette 7 zeven sju siedem sete семь sju เจ็ด yedi bảy
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They sat under a little oak, Tony resting against the trunk and the other girls leaning against her and each other, and listened to the little I was able to tell them about Coronado and his search for the Seven Golden Cities.
The Indians plundered us of what we had, and kept us in confinement seven days, treating us with common savage usage.
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
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A few years since the annual charge for a cab license was very much reduced, and the difference between the six and seven days' cabs was abolished.
I will ask the jury to take these large pantograph facsimilies of A's marked five months and seven months.
But if there should by any chance happen to be a woman who is single at seven and twenty, I should not think Colonel Brandon's being thirty-five any objection to his marrying HER.
It was the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.
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