eleven

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
e•lev•en /ɪˈlɛvən/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a cardinal number, ten plus one.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 11 or XI.

adj. 
  1. amounting to eleven in number.
e•lev•enth, adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
e•lev•en  (i levən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a cardinal number, ten plus one.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 11 or XI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things, as a football team.

adj. 
  1. amounting to eleven in number.
  • bef. 900; Middle English elleven(e), Old English ellefne, endleofan; cognate with Old High German einlif (German elf ), Old Norse ellifu, Gothic ainlib-, literally, one remaining (after counting 10). See one, leave1


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

eleven /ɪˈlɛvən/ n
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
  2. a numeral 11, XI, etc, representing this number
  3. something representing, represented by, or consisting of 11 units
  4. (functioning as singular or plural) a team of 11 players in football, cricket, hockey, etc
  5. Also called: eleven o'clock eleven hours after noon or midnight
determiner
  1. amounting to eleven: eleven chances
  2. (as pronoun): have another eleven today
Etymology: Old English endleofan; related to Old Norse ellefo, Gothic ainlif, Old Frisian andlova, Old High German einlif



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