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eight

eight

 
pronunciation:
eIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the number represented by the Arabic numeral 8 and by the Roman numeral VIII.
definition 2: the number that follows seven and precedes nine in the sequence of cardinal numbers.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being eight in number.
Homophone Note
The words eight and ate (past tense of "eat") sound alike but have different meanings.