[ ih-lev-uh nth ]
/ ɪˈlɛv ənθ /


next after the tenth; being the ordinal number for 11.
being one of 11 equal parts.


an eleventh part, especially of one (1/11).
the eleventh member of a series.

Origin of eleventh

before 1000; Middle English enleventh, enlefte, Old English endlyfta (akin to Old Frisian andlofta, Old Saxon ellifto). See eleven, -th2
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British Dictionary definitions for eleventh

/ (ɪˈlɛvə) /


(usually prenominal)
  1. coming after the tenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eleven: often written 11th
  2. (as pronoun)the eleventh in succession


  1. one of 11 equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
  2. (as modifier)an eleventh part
the fraction equal to one divided by 11 (1/11)
  1. an interval of one octave plus one fourth
  2. See eleventh chord
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