Eighteen



[ey-teen] /ˈeɪˈtin/

noun
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.
adjective
4.
amounting to 18 in number.
/ˈeɪˈtiːn/
noun
1.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and eight and the product of two and nine See also number (sense 1)
2.
a numeral, 18, XVIII, etc, representing this number
3.
the amount or quantity that is eight more than ten
4.
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 18 units
5.
(functioning as singular or pl) a team of 18 players in Australian Rules football
determiner
6.

n.

late 14c., eightene, earlier ahtene (c.1200), from Old English eahtatene, eahtatyne; see eight + -teen. Cf. Old Saxon ahtotian, Dutch achttien, Old High German ahtozehan, German achtzehn, Old Norse attjan, Swedish adertån.

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