a cardinal number, 10 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 17 or XVII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 17 in number.
(initial capital letter, italics) a novel (1916) by Booth Tarkington.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and seven and is a prime number See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 17, XVII, etc, representing this number
the amount or quantity that is seven more than ten
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 17 units
amounting to seventeen: seventeen attempts
(as pronoun): seventeen were sold
adjective 1. next after the sixteenth; being the ordinal number for 17. 2. being one of 17 equal parts. noun 3. a seventeenth part, especially of one (1/17). 4. the seventeenth member of a series. adjective 1. (usually prenominal) coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1913, providing for the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.
- Seventeen-year locust
[sev-uh n-teen-yeer] /ˈsɛv ənˈtinˌyɪər/ noun 1. a cicada, Magicicada septendecim, of the eastern U.S., having nymphs that live in the soil, usually emerging in great numbers after 17 years in the North or 13 years in the South. seventeen-year locust noun 1. an E North American cicada, Magicicada septendecim, appearing in great numbers at infrequent […]
adjective 1. next after the sixth; being the ordinal number for seven. 2. being one of seven equal parts. noun 3. a seventh part, especially of one (1/7). 4. the seventh member of a series. 5. Music. a tone on the seventh degree from a given tone (counted as the first). the interval between such […]