AskDefine | Define eleven

Dictionary Definition

eleven adj : being one more than ten [syn: 11, xi]


1 the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one [syn: 11, XI]
2 a team that plays football [syn: football team]

User Contributed Dictionary



etyl ang endleofan; from Common etyl gem *ainlif-, a compound of *ainaz and *lif-.


  • a UK /ɪˈlɛvən/|/əˈlɛvən/, /I"lEv@n/|/@"lEv@n/


  1. The cardinal number occurring after ten and before twelve. Ordinal: eleventh.

Derived terms


the cardinal number occurring after ten and before twelve


  1. A cricket team of eleven players.
  2. A football team of eleven players.



hu-adj ebb



  1. the pupil, the student (definite singular of elev)

Extensive Definition

Eleven is 11 (number), the smallest positive integer requiring three syllables in English
Eleven may also refer to:
In music:
eleven in Japanese: イレブン
eleven in Kölsch: 11 (Watt ėßß datt?)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

L, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, cast, company, complement, crew, dozen, duodecimo, eight, eighty, fifteen, fifty, first string, first team, five, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, half a hundred, long dozen, nine, ninety, nonagenarian, octogenarian, platoon, quindecennial, quindecim, quindecima, quindene, reserves, rowing crew, score, second string, second team, septuagenarian, seventy, sexagenarian, sexagenary, sexagesimo-quarto, sixteen, sixteenmo, sixty, sixty-four, sixty-fourmo, squad, string, team, teens, third string, thirteen, thirty-two, thirty-twomo, threescore, threescore and ten, twelve, twelvemo, twenty, twenty-five, twenty-four, twenty-fourmo, two dozen, two weeks, twoscore, varsity
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