a cardinal number, ten plus one.
a symbol for this number, as 11 or XI.
a set of this many persons or things, as a football team.
amounting to eleven in number.
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How to use eleven in a sentence
One morning at about eleven, he announces his intention as though it's truly an unusual thought: “Let's have a little drink.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet the undocumented population remains upwards eleven million.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty | Joel Kotkin | November 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
eleven thousand aircraft would bomb preparation and give them air cover.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day | James Jones | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I mean literally find him, still there, an eleven-year-old boy, cold and trembling, with nowhere else to run.Charles D’Ambrosio’s X-Ray Vision Is On Full Display In His New Essay Collection. | Steve Almond | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
eleven children under the age of 13 have been shot in the city of Milwaukee so far this year.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap | Michael Daly | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the nasty part of the whole thing was, that Haggard had won eleven thousand pounds from a weak-headed boy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Porter and Poindexter are within eleven miles of the place, and Duffield expects to be attacked by morning.
It was eleven o'clock before the river was crossed and the headquarters of Colonel Guitar reached.
So it was decided, and the little force took up the march for Brown's Springs, eleven miles away.
We were then nine million small arm still to the good having spent eleven million.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for eleven
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
a numeral 11, XI, etc, representing this number
something representing, represented by, or consisting of 11 units
(functioning as singular or plural) a team of 11 players in football, cricket, hockey, etc
Also called: eleven o'clock eleven hours after noon or midnight
amounting to eleven: eleven chances
(as pronoun): have another eleven today
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